Leading controls technology company Proserv has announced the appointment of Julie Thomson as its new Group CFO on March 11.

Thomson holds a first-class honors degree in business studies from Robert Gordon University and she is a chartered accountant. She has more than 20 years’ experience in the energy industry, many of which have been spent at Weatherford International, where her most recent role was that of Finance Director, Europe Africa Region.

Julie Thomson Group CFO Proserv
Thomson's most recent role was that of Finance Director, Europe Africa Region, for Weatherford International. (Source: Proserv)

Last October, Proserv completed a corporate realignment that saw the formation of two standalone divisions: Proserv Controls, based at the firm’s Aberdeen Head Office, and Gilmore, a Proserv Company, which operates out of Houston.

Thomson’s arrival as Group CFO marks the latest addition to Proserv’s senior leadership team, which sees David Currie as Group CEO, Davis Larssen as CEO of Proserv Controls and David Nemetz, as president of Gilmore.

The company’s finance teams, across both Proserv Controls and Gilmore, will have a functional reporting line to Thomson. In addition to overseeing the finance function, the corporate legal, IT and enterprise resource planning teams will also report directly to Thomson.

“Following our realignment in 2019, we conducted an extensive international search to secure the right candidate for this crucial role within our business, who will represent, not only the leader of our financial, legal and IT functions, but the clear business partner for the future growth and advancement of our company. Julie meets the very high specification we set for this role and I am excited someone of her proven experience and caliber is joining our leadership team,” David Currie, Group CEO, Proserv, said.

Thomson replaces Andy Cooksey who has fulfilled the role of interim Group CFO since last June.