Glacier Energy, a leading international provider of products, services and engineered solutions for renewable and conventional energy markets has strengthened the team with the appointment of two new directors.
Paul Smith, Business Development Director and Michael Pallister, Operations Director have joined Glacier Energy’s Machining Solutions division to contribute towards the continued growth of the company and to establish entry into new markets, including those involved in the energy transition.
Alongside Machining Director, Sandy Smart, Paul and Michael will form the Machining Solutions leadership team to drive this strategy forward.
Both Paul and Michael bring a wealth of experience relating to Glacier Energy’s Machining Solutions division’s products and services.
Paul’s journey in the sector began in the late 1980’s at Roberts Brothers Engineering, a key company in Glacier Energy’s heritage, where he ‘served his time’ as an apprentice mechanical fitter.
His career then led him to hold various positions including Field Supervisor Bolting / Onsite Machining, Project Manager, Operations Manager and Business Development Manager at companies such as Hedley Purvis, Halliburton, EnerMech and most recently, Klinger where he held the position of Sales Director for Products & Services.
Similarly, Michael has a wealth of experience gained throughout his career with positions held as Joint Integrity Engineer at Hedley Purvis, Technical Manager at WSG, Global Integrity Manager at EnerMech and Services Director at Klinger.
With both Paul and Michael's decades of experience in the sector, these appointments mark an exciting time and a pivotal point in Glacier Energy’s journey.
Commenting on their recent appointments, Paul said “This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of the exciting times ahead with Glacier Energy.”
“To join such a successful business that offers specialist services niche to the market made it an easy decision to come on board. I am looking forward to the journey ahead and working with such a knowledgeable team.”
Michael added “I’m excited to be joining the business at a time where Glacier Energy are looking to expand their services and diversify in to new emerging markets.”
“The team at Glacier Energy have a fantastic track record of providing excellent solutions for their clients and I look forward to working with them in achieving our future goals.”
Scott Martin, Group CEO said “I am delighted to welcome Paul and Michael to the team. Their proven track record of working together makes them the perfect fit to support the company’s continued growth. I look forward to working with them over the coming period in what is an exciting time for Glacier Energy”
Glacier Energy’s Machining Solutions division has an established global track record delivering major onsite machining projects across the energy sector, for both topside and subsea applications as well as industrial sectors.
With these new appointments, Glacier Energy aims to leverage the expertise and leadership of both Paul and Michael to enhance its offerings and provide even greater value to its customers.