Flexlife, the subsea flexible pipes specialist, has strengthened its management organization with two senior appointments.
Simon Hounsome joins Flexlife’s Aberdeen headquarters as integrity and projects director, responsible for the policy, strategy and technical services delivered globally from the firm’s Aberdeen, Newcastle and Houston offices. Mr. Hounsome brings more than 20 years’ oil and gas experience in construction projects and operations management. Most recently he worked at JP Kenny, where he held the position of business manager – operations support. Prior to that, he worked at Acergy (formerly Stolt Offshore) as project manager both in the U.K. and the Far East.
Jon Hawes also joins the Aberdeen office. He brings more than 30 years’ experience in the offshore oil and gas industry in subsea engineering and project management, structural engineering, naval architecture, operations management, and business development. Mr. Hawes previously worked for CSL, Centrica, Total, Talisman, and Elf Exploration. In his new role as senior project manager of the company’s ongoing Apache contracts, Mr. Hawes will be responsible for overseeing the project management team as well as the planning, execution and closing of all Flexlife’s Apache projects, ensuring scope, schedule, cost and quality targets are achieved throughout.