Dron & Dickson appoints non-executive Director

Dron & Dickson, specialists in the design, supply and maintenance of hazardous area electrical equipment, has broadened the knowledge and experience of its board with the appointment of Doug Sedge as a non-executive Director.

With almost 40 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry and with 31 of those years in managerial and executive roles, Doug’s background and expertise in general and operational management will be an immense asset to Dron & Dickson.

Sparrows CEO Doug SedgeMost recently he was the CEO of Sparrows Group, during which time he was instrumental in developing several new international locations for the company.

He has also held the position of CEO for Aberdeen-based RBG, an offshore fabric maintenance contractor. Prior to this, he spent 24 years with Weatherford International, as Regional Vice President for Europe, West Africa and the former Soviet Union Block.

Commenting on his new role, Doug said:

“I am delighted to be embarking upon this new challenge with Dron & Dickson. I was impressed by the company’s continued service development, such as the most recent award of a licensed CompEx centre, which provides Dron & Dickson with the chance to further enhance its reputation for investment in competency and safety. This is a time of significant growth for the company, both nationally and internationally and I am very keen to see what the future holds.”

Colin Rowley, managing director at Dron & Dickson is looking forward to welcoming Doug to the board:

“These are exciting times for Dron & Dickson, and Doug’s vast experience will ensure that he will be an invaluable member of the board.”

Dron & Dickson employs more than 300 people both off and onshore and has a network of bases in Aberdeen, Hull, Lowestoft, Stirling, Brazil and Abu Dhabi.

In addition to targeting growth in the oil and gas sector, Dron & Dickson operates in the renewables and decommissioning markets. It also works in a variety of other sectors from pharmaceuticals to distilleries. 


Pictured is Doug Sedge, new non-executive Director at Dron & Dickson

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