Wood Group To Promote Marchant As Chairman

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Wood Group announced the appointment of Ian Marchant as chairman of the board following the retirement of Allister Langlands at the end of the Annual General Meeting, scheduled for May 2014.
  Marchant has been a director of Wood Group since 2006 and has been senior independent non-executive director since May 2012. He was chief executive of SSE Plc for over ten years prior to his retirement in June 2013, is non-executive chairman of Infinis Energy Plc and a non-executive director of Aggreko Plc.
  Allister has been with Wood Group since 1991, initially as finance director until 2000, then as deputy CEO and from 2007 as group CEO, before becoming chairman in 2012.