GlassPoint Solar gets new finance chief
Muscat, October 23, 2013
GlassPoint Solar, a leading provider of solar steam generators to the oil and gas industry, has appointed David Allsworth as the new chief financial officer based in Muscat.
A leader in solar enhanced oil recovery (EOR), GlassPoint Solar, recently set up its new project with Petroleum Development Oman in Amal, Oman.
Allsworth brings more than two decades of financial experience with leading global companies in the energy industry.
“GlassPoint embodies the energy industry’s transformation, combining traditional fuel sources with renewable energy to develop sustainable and cost-effective solutions,” remarked Allsworth.
“I’m thrilled to join such a visionary team and look forward to helping GlassPoint accelerate deployment of solar EOR across the Arabian Peninsula and beyond.”
Allsworth most recently served as SVP and CFO of the severe service division at IMI, a global engineering group specializing in complex fluid control applications.
Allsworth previously held senior financial leadership roles at Alstom Power, including finance director for Alstom’s global gas power plant business where he oversaw an international portfolio of more than $10 billion in projects.
Prior to joining Alstom, Allsworth served as CFO of the industrial gas turbine division of Siemens AG. He was responsible for the integration and financial development of this business into the Siemens structure and managed an international team of more than 300 employees.
Allsworth studied accountancy and finance at Sheffield Hallam University in the UK.
Commenting on the appointment, CEO Rod MacGregor said,“Strong financial stewardship is essential to help GlassPoint reach the next phase of growth. David’s impressive track record and experience across energy and engineering industries make him ideally suited to help us expand GlassPoint’s role as the world leader in solar EOR.”
GlassPoint recently welcomed Daniel Palmer, a 20-year Schlumberger veteran, as the director of business development for the Middle East region.-TradeArabia News Service