Startec Compression & Process Appoints New President

August 21, 2018

CALGARY, ALBERTA – Kristi Cawthorn, CEO of Startec Compression and Process is pleased to announce the appointment of Keith Nutting as President.

“Keith will provide valuable leadership and strategic guidance to an already strong Startec team,” said Kristi Cawthorn. “This appointment only strengthens our position as a leader in providing engineering, design and manufacturing solutions to an improving oil and gas sector.”

Previously holding a series of international and domestic positions at WorleyParsons and Colt Engineering, Keith’s most recent posting was as New Zealand CEO, Location Director. Keith has also served as Senior Vice President, Location Director UK; and Vice President, Mineable Oil Sands and Downstream in Calgary. Prior to that Keith was a partner in Colt Engineering where he held the positions of Project Director and Senior Project Manager.

Keith holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan and brings nearly 30 years of experience in business management, project management, engineering, construction, and alliances specialising in downstream, heavy oil and oil sand, material handling, food and beverage and infrastructure related work.

Startec’s move to bring their two operating companies under one larger, purpose-fit roof was a critical component in Keith’s choice to join the company at this time. “The new expanded facilities illustrate Startec’s commitment to not only growth and providing valued solutions to clients, but also to stimulating collaboration and teamwork,” says Keith.

Keith is driven by a constant desire to get things done and done well. He believes that acting in a client’s best interest is also always in the best interest of the company.

Throughout his career, Keith has shared many of the characteristics that define Startec’s ‘Everyday Maverick’ philosophy. Explains Kristi Cawthorn, “We see Keith as a great fit to our unique culture. Our customers look to Startec for pragmatic solutions and on-time and on-budget project delivery. Keith has built a career based on these principles and has a great track record of leading teams to exceed customer expectations.”

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