STAVANGER, NORWAY (June 13, 2012) -- Emerson Process Management has named Bret Shanahan president of its Roxar business unit.
Bret has worked for 22 years in engineering, operations, sales, and management in the areas of flow technologies and instrumentation, predominantly within Emerson’s Rosemount business unit. Prior to taking up the role of President of Roxar, he was Managing Director of Emerson’s Roxar instrumentation division, Roxar Flow Measurement. He has an MBA and Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota and Oregon State University respectively.
“The Roxar business unit and its innovative reservoir management solutions are absolutely central to Emerson’s vision of a fully automated production lifecycle from downhole in the reservoir right through to the transmission, refining and production of goods,” said Larry Irving, vice president of the oil and gas industry for Emerson Process Management. “We look forward to seeing continued success under the stewardship of Bret.”
His words were backed up by Bret Shanahan: “With our industry leading instrumentation and software solutions and with the operator need to increase oil & gas recovery and improve reservoir management decision-making, there is huge potential in our market over the coming years. Emerson and its Roxar business unit are ideally positioned to meet these operator requirements.”
Roxar, a business unit of Emerson Process Management, is a leading international technology solutions provider covering the entire reservoir optimization value chain. Emerson’s Roxar solutions help oil & gas operators increase oil & gas recovery from their reservoirs, reduce uncertainty, and make improved field management decisions.
Emerson Process Management (www.emersonprocess.com), an Emerson business, is a leader in helping businesses automate their production, processing and distribution in the chemical, oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, power, water and wastewater treatment, mining and metals, food and beverage, life sciences and other industries. The company combines superior products and technology with industry-specific engineering, consulting, project management and maintenance services. Its brands include PlantWeb™, Syncade™, DeltaV™, Fisher®, Micro Motion®, Rosemount®, Daniel™, Ovation®, AMS Suite, and Roxar™.
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and tools and storage businesses. Sales in fiscal 2010 were $21 billion. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.