Mentor IMC Group announces new Group MD appointment
Wednesday, Jan 09, 2013

Global oil and gas project management resource specialists Mentor IMC Group has announced the appointment of Simon Bonini as Group Managing Director as part of its international growth strategy.

Bonini has 25 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry with his most recent post being Director LNG at Centrica, having previously played a key role in the growth of BG’s LNG business.  He is responsible for supporting and helping to manage Mentor IMC Group’s rapid expansion within the oil, gas and LNG sectors, following recent significant contract wins across East Africa, Asia and Australia.

A graduate of Imperial College London in Chemical Engineering and a Chartered Engineer with an MBA, Bonini was a founder board member and Chief Operating Officer of private equity company 4Gas, whose largest shareholder is the Carlyle Group.

Mentor IMC Group CEO, John Richards, said: “We are entering an exciting phase of international growth with leading oil and gas industry clients and projects; Simon brings extensive global project management know-how, commercial experience and market insight to the company.

“He has expertise within process engineering, business development and LNG market development, which is an area of significant interest to Mentor. We are delighted to welcome someone of Simon’s calibre to the organisation.”

Twice listed in The Sunday Times Fast Track 100, Mentor IMC Group has tasked its new MD with maintaining the company’s high level of client service as it consults on an increasing number of multi-national oil and gas projects.

Simon said: “Over the past 25 years, Mentor IMC Group has established a reputation for excellence in providing high quality project management services across the globe. The business continues to grow strongly and I look forward to helping the company enhance and fulfil its considerable potential. I have spent the past two decades building businesses in this sector from the client perspective and I know the value of access to key markets and excellent people. I am confident that this experience will benefit Mentor IMC Group as it continues to consolidate and develop its position within the oil and gas industry.”

Source: Mentor IMC Group

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