CRC Evans, a renowned company specialising in welding and coating services for the global energy and infrastructure sectors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Gilmore as Technical Director for its Americas Onshore and Offshore businesses.

Ian Gilmore, who previously served as Senior Welding Engineer for the Americas Offshore business, has been appointed as the Technical Director for Welding Engineering across CRC Evans’ Americas business, encompassing both onshore and offshore operations. With extensive experience in welding, both locally and internationally, and across various onshore and offshore projects, Ian is widely recognised and respected in the industry. He has successfully managed more than 15 major pipeline procedure development and welder training programmes, ensuring compliance with rigorous industry standards. Leveraging his expertise from both sides of the business, Ian will play a key role in enhancing CRC Evans’ offerings to customers in the region.

Roger Spee, President of CRC Evans’ Americas Onshore business, emphasised the importance of finding the right talent for successful growth. With Ian’s appointment, CRC Evans gains an individual who possesses industry knowledge, has worked across both sides of the Americas business, and is a highly skilled welding expert. Spee believes that Ian’s expertise and enthusiasm in this combined role will help align and improve service delivery.

Tony Pontefract, President of CRC Evans’ Americas Offshore business, sees Ian’s appointment as a strategic move that will enhance welding expertise within the company. With Ian’s extensive experience in mechanised and manual welding processes and his deep understanding of the business, CRC Evans aims to strengthen its offerings for customers. Pontefract acknowledged Ian’s contributions to the recent successes of the CRC Evans Offshore team and expressed confidence in his ability to support fabrication welding and diversification efforts in his new role.

Ian Gilmore expressed his excitement about the opportunity to bring his knowledge from both the onshore and offshore divisions of CRC Evans to strengthen the company’s service offering and provide a comprehensive and competitive range of specialist welding solutions. As a leader in welding services and technologies, CRC Evans is committed to delivering best-in-class services across the energy and infrastructure markets in the Americas region. Ian is honoured to have been entrusted with this key role, which signifies a new approach for the business. He looks forward to collaborating with colleagues across the onshore and offshore teams to deliver excellent results for customers.

CRC Evans has established itself as a market leader in welding and coating services for the global energy and infrastructure sectors, consistently delivering high-quality solutions to its clients.

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6th February 2024