Wood is pleased to announce the appointment of Tony O’Shea to lead its vibration, dynamics and noise (VDN) capability.

Tony will be managing a global team of more than 230 specialists enabling production companies, engineering consultants, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and equipment packagers to manage vibration, reliability and noise risks.

Wood’s VDN capability has an unrivalled depth and breadth of field and consulting expertise, evolved from decades of experience working across sectors and geographies, to improve the integrity, reliability and performance of piping systems, structures and rotating equipment.

Tony brings more than 20 years of leadership experience to the role, including five years with Wood’s integrity and operational management solutions capability. He has a technical background and has held various consulting and field roles, as well as business development, integration and management positions in the oil and gas industry.

Tony comments: “I am excited to work with the industry’s leading domain experts, advancing Wood’s growth opportunities based on our regional expansion plans, new services, products and technical innovations.”

Wood thanks Russ Barss, who is retiring after 15 years with the VDN team, for his dedicated leadership in the development of the company’s market-leading vibration, dynamics and noise solutions.