ITF appoints new chief executive

ITF, the global technology facilitator, has confirmed today that Patrick O’Brien will become its new Chief Executive Officer.

Dr O’Brien, who is currently the Group Director Strategic Business and Marketing with Wood Group Kenny, will officially begin his role on 1stApril 2013 and takes over from Managing Director Neil Poxon who resigned in July 2012.

Dr O’Brien will be responsible for driving forward ambitious global growth plans and strengthening the development and deployment of innovative technology for the oil and gas industry’s most pertinent challenges through collaborative projects between its members.