Strategic appointment strengthens CRC Evans Americas service delivery

Strategic appointment strengthens CRC Evans Americas service delivery

CRC Evans is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Gilmore to the position of Technical Director across our Americas Onshore and Offshore businesses.


Ian, who most recently held the position of Senior Welding Engineer for the Americas Offshore business, has been appointed as Technical Director for Welding Engineering across CRC Evans’ Americas business, covering onshore and offshore. Ian’s extensive welding experience spans local and international, and both onshore and offshore projects. Widely known and respected in the industry, he has managed over 15 major pipeline procedure development and welder training programmes to meet rigorous industry standards. Utilising key insight from across both businesses, Ian will help to improve our offering to customers in the region.


Roger Spee, President of CRC Evans’ Americas Onshore business, commented: “Finding the right people is always critical to successful growth, and with Ian we gain an individual who knows our industry, who has worked across both sides of our Americas business, and is a technically skilled welding expert.

“With Ian bringing his expertise and enthusiasm to this exciting, combined role, we can truly align and enhance our service delivery.”

Tony Pontefract, President of CRC Evans’ Americas Offshore business, added: “For CRC Evans this is an important strategic move that can help to align our welding expertise. Ian’s experience across mechanised and manual welding processes, combined with his in-depth understanding of our business, can only improve our offering for customers.

“As a contributor to recent successes of the CRC Evans Offshore team, we know the value that Ian can bring to our fabrication welding and diversification efforts and look forward to supporting him in this new role.”

Commenting on his appointment, Ian said: “This is an exciting opportunity, bringing my knowledge from across the onshore and offshore divisions of the CRC Evans business, to help strengthen our service offering and provide a complete and competitive range of specialist welding solutions. As leaders in the provision of welding services and technologies, CRC Evans is committed to delivering best-in-class services across energy and infrastructure markets in the Americas region.

“I am delighted that CRC Evans has trusted me with this key role, which signals a new approach for the business and will allow me to work with colleagues across the onshore and offshore teams, delivering excellent results for our customers.”

CRC Evans is a market leader in the provision of welding and coating services for the global energy and wider infrastructure sectors.