London, UK,

Amec Foster Wheeler appoints Philip Luna, Senior Vice President, Business Development

  • Senior Business Development appointment for Oil & Gas Americas
  • 35 years of experience working in the owner/operator and then the services side of the oil and gas industries

Amec Foster Wheeler announces today the appointment of Philip Luna as Senior Vice President, Business Development for Amec Foster Wheeler’s Oil & Gas Americas business, effective immediately.

Based in Houston, Philip will oversee business development activities for Amec Foster Wheeler’s oil and gas market in the Americas, which includes assisting clients in the upstream, midstream, and downstream sectors from Canada to Argentina.

Armed with 35 years of engineering and construction management experience, Philip joins Amec Foster Wheeler from UniversalPegasus International (UPI) having served most recently as President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining UPI, he held various positions at international engineering and construction companies, including vice president of business development, vice president of projects and vice president of operations. Philip began his career as a project engineer at Exxon and has spent equivalent time working in the owner/operator and then the services side of the oil and gas industries.

Jeff Reilly, Group President, Strategy & Business Development
Philip is well respected in the industry for his leadership experience in creating exceptional value for clients. His extensive experience in the hydrocarbon and petrochemical industries coupled with his ability to partner across groups to execute business strategy, will significantly strengthen our team.
Jeff Reilly, Group President, Strategy & Business Development

Philip holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. He is a former member of the board of the Rice University Global E&C Forum.

Notes to editors

Amec Foster Wheeler ( designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.

Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.

Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.

Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

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