ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Williams Industrial Services Group Inc. (OTCQX: WLMS) (“Williams” or the “Company”), a construction and maintenance services company, announced today that Steven D. Davis will join its Board of Directors on April 2, 2019. With the addition of Mr. Davis, the Williams Board will now be comprised of six directors, five of whom are independent.
“Steve’s experience brings to us a multifaceted perspective and in-depth understanding of the power and energy markets and we are fortunate to welcome him as a new member of our Board of Directors,” commented Charles Macaluso, Chairman of the Board of Williams. “His deep knowledge of gas and electric utility operations and energy infrastructure, as well as his public company executive experience, complement the skillsets of our current Board members as we lead the Company on its aggressive strategy to grow into a larger and stronger business.”
Mr. Davis served in a variety of positions at Sempra Energy, a Fortune 500 global energy infrastructure and public utility company (NYSE: SRE), and its indirect subsidiaries, Southern California Gas Company (“SCGC”) (OTC: SOCGM) and San Diego Gas & Electric Company (“SDG&E”), from 1980 until his retirement in March 2018. Some of his roles included Corporate Group President – Utilities of Sempra Energy, Executive Vice President – External Affairs and Corporate Strategy of Sempra Energy, and President and Chief Operating Officer of SDG&E. Mr. Davis served as a director of SCGC from 2011 to 2013 and again from 2015 to 2018, including as its non-executive chairman in 2017 and 2018. He also served as a director of SDG&E from 2011 to 2018, including as its non-executive chairman in 2017 and 2018. Mr. Davis previously served on the boards of directors of the U.S Chamber of Commerce and the Edison Electric Institute. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting with Honors from San Diego State University.
Williams Industrial Services Group Inc. has been safely helping plant owners and operators enhance asset value for more than 50 years. The Company provides a broad range of construction, maintenance and support services to customers in energy, power and industrial end markets. Williams’ mission is to be the preferred provider of construction, maintenance, and specialty services through commitment to superior safety performance, focus on innovation, and dedication to delivering unsurpassed value to its customers.
Additional information can be found at www.wisgrp.com.
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