Robert D. McGrew, previously T.D. Williamson vice president and chief financial officer, has been elected by the TDW board of directors to the position of president and chief executive officer. In this capacity, which became effective April 1, McGrew will be responsible for the operating performance and strategic direction of the company.
T.D.Williamson is a recognized name in pipeline equipment and services. TDW delivers safe integrity solutions for onshore and offshore applications.
“I have worked closely with Bob since he joined the company, and I am certain that under his leadership TDW will continue to grow and thrive,” said Dick Williamson, TDW chairman of the board, in announcing the election. “As a key member of the TDW executive management team, McGrew has been instrumental in charting and guiding the strong revenue growth the company has experienced during his tenure.”
A native of Ponca City, Oklahoma, McGrew, 52, holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Oklahoma State University and is a Certified Public Accountant. He joined TDW in 1999 as vice president and chief financial officer.
“I am truly excited by the opportunity to serve TDW as president and chief executive officer,” said McGrew. “It is an honor to lead a company that I’ve had a hand in growing these past 16 years. I am confident in our future. We have shareholders who are committed to the long term, a talented and experienced leadership team, and people who are absolutely dedicated to excellence.”