CRC Evans targets growth in Brazil with strategic appointment

CRC Evans targets growth in Brazil with strategic appointment

CRC Evans, a leading global welding and coating services provider, is pleased to announce that Ole Thomas Ustad has joined our team in Brazil as vice president, projects for our offshore Latin America business. Ole joins at a pivotal moment for the company, as it continues a period of accelerated growth and development across four key sectors: oil and gas; renewables; nuclear and infrastructure.

In his new role, Ole will lead the execution of projects, working closely with senior and regional management teams to ensure that the expected standards of excellence are met and exceeded. With a wealth of international industry experience, including more than twenty years’ direct experience in the coating sector, Ole’s leadership will to leverage CRC Evans existing position as a leading provider of coating solutions in the region, and expand delivery to include new custom coating and welding services opportunities.

Frank Grillo, region director in Brazil, said: “We are delighted that Ole is joining as our new vice president for projects. Ole will not only support the rapid growth of our business as we bring new products and services to the region, but his broad industry knowledge will help to drive innovative solutions that can meet the needs of our customers.

“I look forward to working closely with Ole to bring CRC Evans’ full suite of welding and coating services, technologies and integrated solutions to the Brazil market.”

Commenting on his appointment Ole said: “I am excited to join the team during this dynamic phase for CRC Evans. The current business landscape offers clear opportunity for expansion, and a growing culture of excellence within the organisation will serve as a potent driving force to help the company realise its ambitious expansion goals.

“I look forward to working with Frank and the team to deliver on CRC Evans’ strategy for the region, ensuring that safety, quality and environmental responsibility remain key priorities at all times.”

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15th September 2023