Bringing more than three decades of diverse industry experience, Joe moves into the role from his position as president - strategy and development for Wood's Environment & Infrastructure Services.
Prior to the formation of Wood in 2017, Joe worked for Amec Foster Wheeler and has more than 30 years continued service in the business, including both operational management and business development roles in consulting, engineering, operational services, and project delivery.
Joe is a registered professional engineer and past president of ACEC-Maine. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from Brown University, a Master of Science degree in civil engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, and an MBA from the University of Southern Maine.
Robin Watson, Wood's chief executive, said: "Joe has built a reputation across the business and with our customers for the clarity of his thinking and understanding of our industries and markets across the breadth of our portfolio.
"Joe's extensive expertise and robust knowledge positions him well to deliver a clear and compelling strategic direction for our business. His customer focus will be a key asset for our strategic planning and strategy implementation, as well as our customer relationship and development activities."
Joe said: "I relish the opportunity to build on Wood's success to date and leverage our capabilities to bring real value to our customers. My focus will be to enhance Wood's strategies, galvanize the collective strength of our broad capabilities and technical expertise, drive growth across the end market sectors we currently serve, and guide our expansion into new markets and industries globally."