Mike Jardon, chief operating officer, to succeed Charles Woodburn, chief executive officer

15th February 2016

Expro is delighted to announce the appointment of Mike Jardon as Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Charles Woodburn, in this key leadership role.

Mr Jardon joined Expro in 2011 as Chief Operating Officer, after holding senior roles within Schlumberger’s wireline, completions, well testing and subsea businesses, and at Vallourec & Mannesmann, where he led the organisation’s commercial activities across North America.

As a natural successor to Mr Woodburn, over the past 5 years Mr Jardon has provided a relentless focus on operational excellence, alongside the company’s industry-leading safety performance. Commenting on this appointment, Expro’s Chairman, Sir George Buckley, said:

 “Mike has been instrumental in delivering the exceptional results we have seen from Expro in recent years. His experience, leadership skills and passion for the business will ensure a seamless transition for the company. The Board and Executive Management Team are delighted to see him succeed as CEO, as we focus on driving forward the business safely and efficiently.

 “I would also like to thank Charles for his significant contribution and unwavering commitment to the business. His talent, honesty and integrity will be missed by everyone in Expro, and we wish him all the very best in his new role.”

 Mr Woodburn is leaving the company in April to join BAE Systems plc.


Notes to Editors: 

Mr Jardon’s biography: http://exprogroup.com/about-us/executive-team/
Dr Woodburn’s biography: http://exprogroup.com/about-us/executive-team/

 Expro’s mission is well flow management. We provide services and products that measure, improve, control and process flow from high-value oil and gas wells, from exploration and appraisal through to mature field production optimisation and enhancement. For more information, please visit: www.exprogroup.com/about-us

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Expro – Kay Marshall +44 (0) 1224 225 700

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