ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Williams Industrial Services Group Inc. (OTCQX: WLMS) (“Williams” or the “Company”), a construction and maintenance services company, today announced executive management promotions to further advance the Company’s strategic growth plan. Those promotions included:
- Matthew J. Petrizzo was promoted from Senior Vice President of the operating business to President of Energy and Industrial, responsible for regional growth and diversification of construction services for oil/gas, water infrastructure and select utility customers.
- Kelly Powers was promoted from Senior Vice President of the operating business to President, Power, responsible for growing Williams’ core and new power business.
Tracy Pagliara, President and Chief Executive Officer of Williams, commented, “We are making solid progress as an organization as evidenced by our measurably improved financial performance. These executives, along with over 1,400 dedicated employees, are driving these results. I am proud to announce these promotions and look forward to the next several years of growth and advancement at Williams.”
Matthew Petrizzo joined Williams in 2018 with nearly 35 years of progressive leadership roles in engineering, construction, maintenance and repair services operations for the energy, power and industrial markets. Previous to joining Williams, he was with Regency Energy Partners and served as the founder of CNM Energy Solutions. Prior to that, Mr. Petrizzo was president of Matrix NAC, a subsidiary of Matrix Service Company. Earlier in his career, he advanced in various capacities and eventually became a project director for Washington Group International, which is now a subsidiary of AECOM, a multinational engineering, construction and project management business.
Kelly Powers has been with Williams for seven years, where he has held the positions of Director of Projects, Vice President of Project Services, Vice President of Nuclear Services, and Senior Vice President of Plant Services. Previous to his career at Williams, Mr. Powers was a Program Manager for the Aircraft Carrier Nuclear Propulsion Program (a joint U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Department of Defense program). He also had served as Corporate Functional Area Manager of Capital Projects for Entergy Nuclear and Vice President of Major Projects for Entergy Services.
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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