Sir George was born, raised and educated in the UK, has a PhD in Engineering, and also holds a B.Sc. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and an honorary D.Sc. in Engineering.
He joined Expro as Chairman in June, 2012, following his retirement from global blue-chip manufacturer, 3M, where he was the US-based Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer.
Prior to leading 3M, Sir George was Chairman and CEO of Brunswick Corporation, following a successful tenure as President of the US Electric Motors Division and the Automotive and Precision Motors Division of Emerson Electric Co. in St. Louis. Previously, he was Managing Director (President) of the Central Services Division of the British Railways Board. Sir George received his knighthood in the Queen’s birthday honours list, in 2011, marking decades of achievement in industry.