Houston, TX – (Marketwired – June 1, 2016) – Audubon Engineering Solutions, a global provider of EPCM services, announced today that it has named Stafford Menard, a veteran deepwater expert, as the company’s Vice President of Deepwater Development.
Mr. Menard brings considerable expertise to Audubon Engineering Solutions’ offshore team in New Orleans, Covington, and Houston. In his new role, Mr. Menard will lead deepwater sales and business development efforts.
“Stafford Menard is widely recognized as a respected leader for his ability to advance large-scale deepwater projects effectively and safely,” said Audubon Engineering Solutions President Ryan Hanemann. “Stafford brings a wealth of market experience to our team and strengthens our position in the Gulf of Mexico. His hiring demonstrates our strong focus on pursuing the deepwater market.”
Mr. Menard’s career spans over 40 years in the oil and gas industry, the majority of which has been in deepwater engineering and offshore projects. Before joining Audubon Engineering Solutions, Mr. Menard served as Manager of Gulfstar Development for Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE: WPZ), where he was responsible for the marketing and commercial efforts of Gulfstar, a spar-based FPS. He previously held senior-level positions at Natco Group, Inc. and McDermott Marine Construction N.A.
Mr. Menard earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Southwestern Louisiana. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, American Petroleum Institute (API), and is a Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Louisiana.
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Audubon Companies is a global provider of EPCM services for the oil & gas, petrochemical, refining, and pipeline markets. Equipped with experience and talent, Audubon Companies’ three affiliates – Audubon Engineering Solutions, Audubon Field Solutions, and Affinity – deliver innovative and flexible solutions for repeatable project success – safely, on-schedule, and within budget.
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