John Donachie, SPE, was appointed managing director for Omega Completion Technology, headquartered in Aberdeen, Scotland. He previously served as corporate development manager for Omega. From 2006 through mid-2012, Donachie was vice president with Simmons & Company International, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions in the energy sector. He was a petroleum engineering consultant with Helix-RDS during 2005–06 and held various technical and commercial positions with Schlumberger from 2000 through 2005. From 1997 through 2000, Donachie was a completions and artificial lift engineer with Camco Products & Services, focused on the provision of completion tools and services to the international market. He earned his mechanical engineering degree from the University of Aberdeen. Donachie served on the SPE International Board of Directors as North Sea Regional Director from 2007 until 2010.