Tulsa, Oklahoma, July 13, 2017, Linde Engineering North America (LENA) announces Carlos Conerly has joined LENA as President of the Natural Gas and Refining Division and Arturo Puigbo has joined as Vice President of Sales and Technology for the Natural Gas and Refining Division.
Conerly brings 37 years of experience to LENA and Puigbo has 25 years of expertise. Both executives will be located in the company’s Tulsa office.
Conerly will report directly to President and CEO Jason Cooper and will join LENA’s Executive Leadership Team. Over his nearly four decades of experience, Conerly has led teams in sales, marketing, strategic planning, engineering, design, fabrication and construction of process plants for the oil, natural gas and refining industries. His previous roles include positions with Thomas Russell, Exterran and most recently ISTI Plant Services.
Puigbo will report to Conerly and will relocate to Tulsa from Houston. His experience is in engineering, field services, sales and management. He most recently worked for Cameron/Schlumberger as Global Director of Midstream and previously held positions with Bechtel Corporation, Merichem Chemicals, Exterran and Petroleos de Venezuela. Puigbo is also coauthor of a U.S. patent.
“Carlos and Arturo are seasoned leaders, and we are fortunate they chose to join the LENA team,” said Cooper. “The capabilities they bring to the table enhance our company’s position to win and grow. We have excellent products, people and leadership to move forward and deliver products safer, faster and better than ever for our customers.”
About Linde Engineering North America Inc.
LENA is a member of the Linde Engineering Division of The Linde Group, a world-leading gases and engineering company. LENA is a single-source technology, engineering, procurement and construction firm that is focused on providing innovative solutions to customers. Areas of expertise include gas processing, refining, Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), deep cryogenics, synthesis gas, air separation and petrochemical plants, as well as fired process equipment.
About The Linde Group
In the 2016 financial year, The Linde Group generated revenue of USD 17.9 bn (EUR 16.9 bn), making it one of the leading gases and engineering companies in the world, with approximately 60,000 employees working in more than 100 countries worldwide. The strategy of The Linde Group is geared towards long-term profitable growth and focuses on the expansion of its international business, with forward-looking products and services. Linde acts responsibly towards its shareholders, business partners, employees, society and the environment in every one of its business areas, regions and locations across the globe. The company is committed to technologies and products that unite the goals of customer value and sustainable development.
For more information, see The Linde Group online at www.linde.com
Leslie Agee, PHR