Intelligent Wellhead Systems appoints new VP of Operations to drive digital transformation strategies
(WO) — Intelligent Wellhead Systems Inc. (IWS), a leading supplier of digital technologies that improve oil and gas well completion operations, announced that Shiblee Hashem has joined the executive management team as Vice President of Operations.
In his new role, Hashem will lead the rapidly growing operations team, including the regional managers and U.S. facilities teams, and work closely with the COO to drive the company’s digital transformation strategies to meet financial goals.
“Safety and efficiency have always been part of the IWS mission,” said Hashem. “As the company grows in 2023, our focus is on delivering the highest service quality while maintaining safe and efficient operations,” he added.
Hashem brings more than 25 years of oil and gas consulting and operations management experience in both upstream and downstream services. Throughout his career, Hashem has worked closely with some of the largest independent and national oil companies in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, North and South America, and North, East and West Africa.
Drawing upon his extensive national and international experience, he offers a diverse professional background in both executive and technical management. Prior to joining IWS, he held senior management positions with AccessESP (a Baker Hughes Company) and Halliburton.
In addition, Hashem belongs to the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the U.S. Gulf Coast Section of the SPE. He is currently serving as the Program Chairperson of the SPE’s Bangladesh Section.
Based in Houston, Hashem reports to Steve Sinclair-Smith, Chief Executive Officer of IWS.
In other news, Pason Systems, Inc. increased its non-controlling investment in IWS through the acquisition of outstanding common shares of IWS for an aggregate purchase price of $7.9 million and an agreement to invest up to $25 million in preferred shares of IWS.
There was also cause for celebration when the company’s inVision® Digital Valve Control™ technology received a Special Meritorious Award for Engineering Innovation (MEA) in the Digitalization category from Hart Energy.