WIRELINE and well intervention technology company Wireline Engineering has appointed a new Asia Pacific division sales manager as one of three appointments it says will develop and strengthen its global management team.

Douglas Gordon will lead the development of business activity and customer support in the company’s rapidly growing Asia Pacific operations.

With more than 14 years’ experience in the international energy sector, Mr Gordon brings to bear a strong and successful background in strategic and commercial leadership, the company said.

Wireline Engineering chairman Bill Petrie said the company was aiming to maintain momentum.

“The decision to strengthen our sales and business development initiative is fundamental to growing Wireline Engineering globally,” he said.

“Success at Wireline Engineering is based upon building a progressive international platform. Investing in the management team will reinforce our current customer support capabilities and significantly extend our geographical reach.”

In addition to Mr Gordon, the company appointed Paul Higginson as division sales manager for Europe Africa and Americas and Alex Ozzard-Low as global business development manager.