Wood has appointed Jack Stout as Vice President of Growth & Development for its Applied Intelligence business – a move that further strengthens the company’s strong consulting and technical focus on accelerating digital transformation and Industry 4.0 adoption for clients globally.
Jack joins the team at a time of huge opportunity for growth and innovation driven by the pressure to decarbonize and the critical role digital transformation plays on the path to net-zero. He will take overall responsibility for the growth and development of the Applied Intelligence business, delivering Wood’s strategy across core and new markets.
Prior to joining Wood, Jack worked with Total, Emerson Automation Solutions, Honeywell Process Solutions, AVEVA and Siemens Digital Industries, to define and execute industrial growth and technology strategies.
German Carmona, President of Wood’s Applied Intelligence business, said: “Jack brings a strong commercial perspective, consultative approach and a relentless focus on client value. His holistic experience across process engineering, software technology and client-centric solutions will be instrumental in advancing our digital and industry 4.0 offerings. I am confident that Jack’s credibility, industry reputation and entrepreneurial drive, will strengthen our position as a leading provider for digital integration and solutions across the energy and industrial sectors.”
Commenting on his new position, Jack added: “Connected technology, data and low-carbon solutions will underpin the fourth industrial revolution and the future of industry. I’m excited to be a part of Wood’s Applied Intelligence team, realizing this opportunity and accelerating the industrial transformation for our global clients.”
Ranked as the #1 System Integrator Giant by Control Engineering Magazine (2021), Wood’s Applied Intelligence team provides differentiated digital solutions for process optimization, autonomous systems, and intelligent operations across energy, automotive and other industrial sectors.