Press Release

Willbros Names Young as Director of Integrity Construction

By P.E. Myers at Chevron Research & Technology Co., Greg Alvarado, Chief Editor at Inspectioneering Journal, and Philip Myers at Chevron Texaco. Willbros, September 24, 2013

HOUSTON (SEPT. 24, 2013) -- Willbros Group, Inc. (NYSE: WG) announced today that Brian Young has been named Director of Integrity Construction.

Based in Houston, Young will be responsible for working with Willbros Regional Construction and the Professional Services' Integrity group to increase Willbros' share of the U.S. Integrity Construction market. He will focus on identifying opportunities where the Company can assist clients with full-service integrity management program offerings; these items include: program development, GIS/data services, risk analysis, corrosion evaluation, integrity engineering and integrity construction services.

Young has more than 15 years of experience in the Pipeline Construction industry. He joins Willbros from Sunland Construction where he served as Assistant Operations Manager. In that role he was responsible for business development, daily operations, and implementing an employee development and training program.

He has held positions with CECO Pipeline Services Company, Inc., as Division Manager; Lott Contractors, Inc. as the Southeast Division Manager and Pilgrim Construction Company as General Manager

“Brian’s previous experience in developing company programs, streamlining work processes, implementing technology solutions and managing rapid growth, will be utilized as we grow the Willbros Integrity construction services business,” said Tom Wanzeck, Vice President of Integrity Services.

Young earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science from Auburn University. He is a member of the Houston Pipeliners Association and has completed Project Management Institute Certification through ABC Mechanical at Purdue University.

Willbros is a specialty energy infrastructure contractor serving the oil, gas, refinery, petrochemical and power industries. Our offerings include engineering, procurement and construction (either individually or as an integrated “EPC” service offering), turnarounds, maintenance, facilities development and operations services. For more information on Willbros, please visit our website at

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