SNC-Lavalin appoints new president of its global resources sector

SNC-Lavalin appoints new president of its global resources sector
Published: 16 April 2019 - 5:30 a.m.

SNC-Lavalin announced that Craig Muir has been appointed president, Resources, effective 8 April 2019 reporting to Ian Edwards, chief operating officer.

As part of the Executive Committee, Muir is based in the UAE and leads the company’s global Resources sector, including oil and gas, and mining and metallurgy markets.

“As a global leader in oil and gas, and mining and metallurgy markets, SNC-Lavalin has built a proven track record of delivering a multitude of world-class projects and developing long-term relationships with top tier clients,” said Edwards. “I am very excited about the appointment of Craig Muir who brings of wealth of international experience to our Resources sector. Located in the Middle East, which is a high growth region, I’m confident that he’ll continue to leverage our combined strengths and lead our business expansion globally.”

Muir has worked in many international locations from the UK to the Middle East, Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Far East.

“I am delighted to join SNC-Lavalin that has established a global reputation of delivering some of the world’s leading projects in the engineering and construction industries,” said Muir. “I look forward to working together with the executive team and our high caliber global expertise to continue providing top-notch services to our clients.”

Muir comes to SNC-Lavalin from Petrofac where he was the group’s chief commercial officer and a member of their Executive Committee. He was responsible for the leadership, management and delivery of major projects, deployment of effective operations and development of medium and large businesses into new service sectors and geographies. Prior to his commercial role, he headed up Petrofac’s Engineering and Consulting Services business, where he was accountable for the delivery, performance, strategic growth and development of all reimbursable services.

He also spent seven years with AMEC, recently as their executive vice president for the Middle East, Africa and CIS. His early career was spent with KBR, Brown & Root and AOC. Muir has an MBA from the University of Strathclyde and background in Mechanical and Production Engineering.

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