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Insulcon Technical strengthens Aberdeen presence with new appointment

Insulcon Technical strengthens Aberdeen presence with new appointment


Leading technical insulation and passive fire protection (PFP) specialist, Insulcon Technical is strengthening its presence in Aberdeen with the appointment of an industry expert.

Alan Shand is joining the company as Business Development Manager based in Aberdeen. Alan will be responsible for supporting the company’s clients with all their technical insulation needs, as well as promoting the extensive product-range to new customers to further develop business.

A seasoned oil and gas professional with more than 35 years’ experience working for both contracting companies and major oil and gas operators predominantly within the fabric maintenance sector, Alan is well known in the Aberdeen market.

Having started out as an industrial spray painter for offshore services company, Rigblast in 1983, Alan steadily progressed holding several Project Engineer and Project Manager positions. He became Rigblast’s youngest ever site manager, overseeing a multi-disciplined fabric maintenance team of 200+ at the Scott Lithgow yard on a drilling rig conversion project. Alan went on to have senior management jobs at some of the oil and gas industry’s biggest names including Rigblast, Weatherford, CNOOC and Stork, where he enjoyed a range of roles including pipeline specialist, asset integrity engineer and director of business development.

Managing Director at Insulcon Technical, Chris Evans, said: “We are delighted to welcome Alan to the Insulcon Technical team. As well as strengthening our presence in Aberdeen, his appointment will help us deliver increased capabilities and provide an important point of contact on the doorstep for our Aberdeen-based clients.

“All of our products have been embraced on the international stage and we have a proven track record with some of the oil and gas sector’s biggest names. Alan will help us to promote our extensive product and service range, as well as helping us to make significant inroads into more industries which require highly specified insulation products like ours.”

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Published: 04-04-2023

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