KCA Deutag Appoints New SVP HR & Shared Services

10 December 2021


KCA Deutag has announced the appointment of Sarah Walters to SVP HR & Shared Services effective from 1 March 2022.

Sarah has over 25 years of strategic international HR and organisational development experience from the rail, healthcare and oil and gas industries including ConocoPhillips and Talisman Energy, where she held senior HR leadership positions across Europe, South America, USA and Canada.

She joins KCA Deutag from Canada-based international oil and gas company Cenovus Energy, where she currently holds the position of Executive Vice-President Corporate Services, leading Human Resources, Information Technology, Real Estate & Transportation, Data Management & Advanced Analytics, Security & Investigations and the Corporate Project Management Office.

Sarah holds a Master of Science Degree in Strategic Human Resource Management & Organisational Development and was previously a Board member of Canada-based, Headwater Exploration. She will replace current SVP HR & Shared Services, Lynne Clow who leaves KCA Deutag to pursue personal interests after eight years with the company.

KCA Deutag CEO, Joseph Elkhoury said: “We are delighted to have Sarah join the Executive Management Team. She brings with her an impressive range of sector and functional experience we believe will be essential as we continue to transform the company to deliver value to all our stakeholders: employees, customers, shareholders and the communities where we live and work.

Lynne has been an invaluable member of the team who has focused not only on business performance, but also the health and wellbeing of our people. On behalf of everyone at the Group, we would like to thank Lynne for her contribution, loyalty and commitment for the past eight years.”

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