John Etherington

Wood Group Mustang named John Etherington as general manager of its Malaysia operations in the Asia Pacific region. He is based in Kuala Lumpur and oversees the company’s offshore, onshore, chemicals, oil sands, process plants, industrial, and automation and control markets. Etherington has 26 years of experience in the upstream and downstream sectors of the oil and gas industry, including positions within engineering, project management, general management, and operations. His past projects were in Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Iran, Saudi Arabia, India, Thailand, Indonesia, China, Australia, the North Sea, and Malaysia. Before joining Wood Group Mustang, Etherington worked for 19 years at WorleyParsons and most recently as chief operations officer (COO) for their joint venture in Kuala Lumpur. He holds a BS in instrumentation and control engineering from Teesside University, UK, and is a chartered engineer with the Institute of Electrical Engineers in the UK.