Amec Foster Wheeler, has appointed Robert “Bob” Card new independent non-executive director with effect from March 1, 2017.
The provider of services for the energy industry said on Wednesday that Card would be a member of Amec’s Audit and the Health, Safety, Security, Environmental, and Ethics Committees.
Card has over 40 years of experience in the oversight of operations, and management of infrastructure, power, mining and energy projects.
He spent most of his career at CH2M where he held a variety of executive management positions, including nearly 14 years as a member of its board. Card also served as deputy program manager for the London 2012 Olympics for the delivery partner CLM.
Between 2012-2015, he was the President, Chief Executive, and a board member of SNC-Lavalin Group, Inc. He remained with SNC-Lavalin as a Senior Advisor until November 2016. Currently, Card is the President of The Card Group LLC.
Between 2001-2004 Card also served as the Under Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy.
John Connolly, Chairman of Amec Foster Wheeler, said:”Bob will bring many years of relevant business experience to our board and I and my fellow directors look forward to his insight and input.”