Group 42, Inc. today named Robert Salmon as Country Manager of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for Well Flow International, a Group 42 subsidiary. His areas of expertise include oilfield engineering services, strategic business development, consultative sales, negotiations, customer relations, management, operations and troubleshooting, contract administration and multicultural team building.
Salmon was most recently Company Manager for Orlean Invest West Africa, Ltd. — the administrant of Nigeria’s largest oil and gas ports on behalf of and in cooperation with the Nigerian Ports Authority — where he supported business development, sales and marketing for the region.
“Robert’s extensive experience in oilfield engineering services and strategic business development will significantly benefit Well Flow’s large Saudi business operations and infuse them with additional technology-enabled energy services,” said Paul A. Bell, CEO of Group 42, Inc.
“Robert has a proven track record in highly successful business development and in managing operations in challenging geographical regions,” said Paul Bradley, Managing Director of Well Flow International for the Eastern Hemisphere, Arabian Gulf and Africa. “Well Flow stands to benefit tremendously from his unparalleled experience.”
Prior to joining Orlean Invest West Africa, Salmon served in numerous business development and country management roles with Halliburton for more than 30 years in areas including Kenya, Uganda, Trinidad, Suriname, Venezuela, Indonesia and Egypt, among others.
Salmon’s accomplishments include turning under-performing companies into multimillion-dollar operations in short timeframes, as well as helping companies enter into new and challenging markets.
Before joining Halliburton, Salmon worked for Gearhart International as a wireline logging field engineer in the United Kingdom, Egypt, Brazil, United Arab Emirates and Turkey until Gearhart was purchased by Halliburton in 1988.
About Group 42:
Group 42, Inc. is a San Antonio-based holding company for global energy services leaders: Well Flow International and Flo Trend Systems. Well Flow provides proprietary down hole wellbore clean up and stimulation solutions to customers worldwide. Flo Trend designs and markets liquid/solid separation equipment and services to energy and municipal customers throughout North America. For more information about Group 42, go to www.group-42.com.
About Well Flow International:
Well Flow International is a leading specialist independent energy services company that provides an integrated, worldwide network of services and products to the oil and gas industry. Founded more than 25 years ago, Well Flow pioneered the cased hole cleanup industry. Well Flow now provides a full range of industry-leading wellbore clean up and specialty stimulation chemicals, as well as associated down hole tools. Well Flow also offers products and services for use in production enhancement and liquids/solids separation management. For more information, go to www.well-flow.com.