Portlethen-based Downhole Products has appointed Cliff Brannen as sales manager.
Cliff, originally from Manchester, brings almost 30 years oil-industry experience to the job, having started his career offshore, then combined on-shore sales and off-shore servicing roles. He has also been MD of a small subsidiary of a US company. Most recently he worked for five years in West Africa in a job that make use of his sales, operational and sales development skills.
His Downhole appointment will see him in charge of the company’s Africa and Europe sales, both of which are managed from Portlethen.
Downhole Products is the world market leader in casing accessories and completion tools and designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of technologically-advanced oilfield tools used in the construction and completion of oil and gas wells. Its leading products include high-end centralizers and reamer shoes for use in the running of well casing and completion strings. It celebrated its 15th anniversary last year.