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Mark Forsyth

Industrial & Marine Business Director

Mark Forsyth

Mark Forsyth

Industrial & Marine Business Director

Mark is responsible for all of our customer-facing activities, including proposals, contracts, business development, sales, procurement and sub-contract activities. He started out as an apprentice in 1987 with PMM, which later became RWG. During his 30 year career, Mark has amassed a wealth of experience and product knowledge in roles including Avon Senior Project Engineer, Olympus/501 Business Manager, and RB211 Business Manager. He also gained experience overseas with Wood Group, as General Manager of its Alaska facility and President of its light industrial gas turbine service facility in Houston, Texas.

Russell Grant

Industrial RB211 Business Manager

Russell Grant

Russell Grant

Industrial RB211 Business Manager

Russell heads up our industrial RB211 business and looks after forecasting, budgeting, planning, customer care and business performance for this product line. He began his career in the automotive industry gaining both practical and management experience, before joining RWG in Aberdeen in 1990. After 12 years in our Avon business, Russell moved over to RB211 and his exceptional product knowledge and technical expertise have contributed to the growth and success of our RB211 activities.

Kenny McKenzie

Industrial Avon Business Manager

Kenny McKenzie

Kenny McKenzie

Industrial Avon Business Manager

Kenny leads our industrial Avon business and is responsible for all forecasting, budgeting, planning, customer care and business performance activities for this product line. Kenny started his RWG career in 1989 and he has been an integral part of our Avon team ever since. He joined as an apprentice, then progressed from the workshop to project engineering and then project management roles.

Andy McLaughlan

Marine Division Business Manager

Andy McLaughlan

Andy McLaughlan

Marine Division Business Manager

Andy manages our marine and component technology businesses, and is responsible for customer-facing activities, budgeting and project management for these product lines. After graduating university in 2009, he worked for Wood Group as a rotating equipment engineer, gaining international experience in the Middle East, US and Europe. Andy joined RWG in 2012 and progressed from rotating equipment engineer to acting project and operations manager for our Olympus business, before taking over management of our marine division and, more recently, our component repair activities.

Mark Paterson

Executive Vice President – Americas

Mark Paterson

Mark Paterson

Executive Vice President – Americas

Mark manages the RWG business in the US, leading our highly skilled 501K team at RWG’s 42,000 sq ft gas turbine maintenance facility in Houston, Texas. After joining our business in 1993 as a mechanical engineering apprentice, Mark’s RWG career has involved technician, project engineering, operations and general management roles, both in the US and Brazil.

Jay McMahon

Vice President, Sales – Americas

Jay McMahon

Jay McMahon

Vice President, Sales – Americas

Jay is responsible for all sales, marketing, and business development activities for Avon, RB211, Olympus, 501-K, and 570/571-K product lines in North and South America. He has more than 30 years’ gas turbine experience, gained initially with the US Air Force and then Rolls-Royce Engine Services, before he joined RWG in 2001. Jay’s depth of experience and product knowledge benefit our industrial customers all over the world.

Mick Conway

Business Development Manager

Mick Conway

Mick Conway

Business Development Manager

An Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Mick heads up our global business development and marketing activities. He began his career with Rolls-Royce in Derby, England working on development testing of jet engines for military aircraft, and has been involved in aftermarket services for industrial and aero gas turbines for more than 25 years. Mick joined Wood Group in 1997 where he held a range of sales, business development and marketing positions, before joining RWG in 2014.

Kyle Harper

Sales Manager – Europe and MENA

Kyle Harper

Kyle Harper

Sales Manager – Europe and MENA

Kyle supports our RB211, Avon, Olympus and 501K activities, maintaining strong relationships with operators across Europe, Middle East and North Africa. He focuses on delivering innovative and cost-effective maintenance solutions, and managing sales and new business opportunities. Kyle joined RWG in 2002 as an apprentice, and gained experience as a Mechanical Engineer and Field Service Technician before moving into customer support.

 
Mark Forsyth, Industrial & Marine Business Director
Mark is responsible for all of our customer-facing activities, including proposals, contracts, business development, sales, procurement and sub-contract activities. He started out as an apprentice in 1987 with PMM, which later became RWG. During his 30 year career, Mark has amassed a wealth of experience and product knowledge in roles including Avon Senior Project Engineer, Olympus/501 Business Manager, and RB211 Business Manager. He also gained experience overseas with Wood Group, as General Manager of its Alaska facility and President of its light industrial gas turbine service facility in Houston, Texas.
Russell Grant, Industrial RB211 Business Manager
Russell heads up our industrial RB211 business and looks after forecasting, budgeting, planning, customer care and business performance for this product line. He began his career in the automotive industry gaining both practical and management experience, before joining RWG in Aberdeen in 1990. After 12 years in our Avon business, Russell moved over to RB211 and his exceptional product knowledge and technical expertise have contributed to the growth and success of our RB211 activities.
Kenny McKenzie, Industrial Avon Business Manager
Kenny leads our industrial Avon business and is responsible for all forecasting, budgeting, planning, customer care and business performance activities for this product line. Kenny started his RWG career in 1989 and he has been an integral part of our Avon team ever since. He joined as an apprentice, then progressed from the workshop to project engineering and then project management roles.
Andy McLaughlan, Marine Division Business Manager
Andy manages our marine and component technology businesses, and is responsible for customer-facing activities, budgeting and project management for these product lines. After graduating university in 2009, he worked for Wood Group as a rotating equipment engineer, gaining international experience in the Middle East, US and Europe. Andy joined RWG in 2012 and progressed from rotating equipment engineer to acting project and operations manager for our Olympus business, before taking over management of our marine division and, more recently, our component repair activities.
Mark Paterson, Executive Vice President – Americas
Mark manages the RWG business in the US, leading our highly skilled 501K team at RWG’s 42,000 sq ft gas turbine maintenance facility in Houston, Texas. After joining our business in 1993 as a mechanical engineering apprentice, Mark’s RWG career has involved technician, project engineering, operations and general management roles, both in the US and Brazil.
Jay McMahon, Vice President, Sales – Americas
Jay is responsible for all sales, marketing, and business development activities for Avon, RB211, Olympus, 501-K, and 570/571-K product lines in North and South America. He has more than 30 years’ gas turbine experience, gained initially with the US Air Force and then Rolls-Royce Engine Services, before he joined RWG in 2001. Jay’s depth of experience and product knowledge benefit our industrial customers all over the world.
Mick Conway, Business Development Manager
An Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Mick heads up our global business development and marketing activities. He began his career with Rolls-Royce in Derby, England working on development testing of jet engines for military aircraft, and has been involved in aftermarket services for industrial and aero gas turbines for more than 25 years. Mick joined Wood Group in 1997 where he held a range of sales, business development and marketing positions, before joining RWG in 2014.
Kyle Harper, Sales Manager – Europe and MENA
Kyle supports our RB211, Avon, Olympus and 501K activities, maintaining strong relationships with operators across Europe, Middle East and North Africa. He focuses on delivering innovative and cost-effective maintenance solutions, and managing sales and new business opportunities. Kyle joined RWG in 2002 as an apprentice, and gained experience as a Mechanical Engineer and Field Service Technician before moving into customer support.