Newsroom - Jul 16, 2015
IGS Announces the Hiring of Two Industry Leaders – Colin Bateman and Jeff Shelton
RICHMOND, VA.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Integrated Global Services (IGS), the industry leader in the development and application of high velocity thermal spray solutions for corrosion and erosion issues in mission critical equipment, is pleased to announce the hiring of two industry leaders – Colin Bateman and Jeff Shelton.
Colin Bateman brings nearly 20 years of engineered solutions expertise to IGS and will serve as the Business Development Manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Previously, he served in leadership, business development and technical service and solutions roles for Belzona Polymetrics, Ltd.
“I am very pleased to be joining IGS a company focused on high quality, highly reliable solutions, states Colin. “Customers are increasingly turning to IGS technologies to solve metal wastage problems that have gone unaddressed by preexisting or underperforming technologies and solutions. I am excited to contribute to this growth.”
Jeff Shelton will serve as the VP – SCR Solutions and has more than 30 years of experience in the power, paper, environmental and NOx control industries. Most recently, he served as Managing Director of the Power Generation division at Martin Engineering. Jeff provides a strong technical background in the design and supply of engineered solutions for addressing critical maintenance and reliability issues for coal fired power plants, including ash piling, flue gas redistribution, and large particle ash prevention and remediation. .
“We are excited that Colin and Jeff have joined the IGS team,” said Rich Crawford, CEO of Integrated Global Services. “Both are incredibly talented and well respected professionals who bring a wealth of experience helping plants solve their asset performance issues. They will be instrumental in expanding our customer base and ensuring that IGS maintains its market leading position of providing high performing engineered solutions.”
About Integrated Global Services
IGS is the industry leader in the development and application of high velocity thermal spray solutions for corrosion and erosion problems in challenging operating environments. IGS specializes in serving a global customer base with on-site technical solutions executed from operational centers throughout the world. The Company’s industry leading Technology Research Center in Richmond, Virginia, USA partners with some of the largest energy companies in the world in order to understand and solve difficult metal wastage problems, improve coating and welding techniques, and evaluate material performance.