It has been announced that James Pirie will be joining global integrated services provider, Swire Energy Services (SES), as Finance Manager for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), as part of continued investment and growth in the region.
James will work directly with the MENA team and will be based in SES’ Aberdeen HQ.
Joining SES from ChampionX, James held the position of Commercial Finance Manager for the European Oilfield Chemical business. As an ACCA qualified accountant and final year student, completing a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) at Oxford Brookes University, James brings over 15 years of experience supporting Energy Service Companies in various progressive finance positions with key skills in Financial Planning & Analysis, Business Partnering and Process improvement.
On his appointment James Pirie commented: “I am thrilled to join Swire Energy Services as Finance Manager for the Middle East and North Africa region. It is an exciting time for the business with the ongoing investment in the region presenting many opportunities. I look forward to supporting the MENA team with my knowledge and experience to drive business improvements and deliver sustainable and profitable growth.”
MENA General Manager, Nick Coaton added: "James is a fantastic addition to the team at a time when we are on a significant growth curve. Given the additional investment for SES in the MENA region I am grateful to have someone of James’ calibre on board. With the management team we now have in place, I have every confidence in our future success."
SES UK was established in 1979 and has over 40 years’ experience delivering offshore container solutions across the UK market. Throughout this time, SES has evolved into a fully integrated service provider, offering a range of services including offshore containers, integrity, aviation and chemical services.