2016-2017 Board of Directors 

IPLOCA is governed by a volunteer board of directors made up of 25 owners and senior executives of major pipeline contractors and service companies. Directors representing the Regular Members divided into geographic regions and directors representing Associate Members are elected by the members of the association and generally serve a term of two years.

Elections for the 2016-2017 IPLOCA Board of Directors took place at the convention in Paris on 15 Septmber 2016. Election results were ratified by the membership at the Annual General Meeting on 16 September 2016 and the new Board immediately took office.


        
(Left to right)
Front row: Jan Koop, Atul Punj, Andrew Ball, 
Rubén Kuri, Mesut Sahin, Juan Arzuaga
Second row: Doug Fabick, Jean Claude Van de Wiele, Georges Hage, Ma Chunqing, Oliviero Corvi, Bruno Guy de Chamisso, Alexander Kolikov
Third row: Adam Wynne Hughes, Brian Laing, Scot Fluharty, Bruno Maerten, John Tikkanen, Mark Barrows, Iosif Panchak, Steve Sumner
Fourth row: Albert Zakhem, Bill Partington, Bill Solomon, Fatih Can, Aqeel Madhi (resigned March 2017)

 

OFFICERS
 

Rubén Kuri (ARENDAL)
President; Director, Latin America

Andrew Ball (J. Murphy & Sons)
1st Vice President; Director, Europe Northwest

Mesut Sahin (MMEC Mannesmann) *
2nd Vice President; Director, Europe Central

Jan Koop (Bohlen & Doyen)
Treasurer; Director, Europe Central

Atul Punj (Punj Lloyd)
Immediate Past President

DIRECTORS

Oliviero Corvi (Bonatti), Director, Europe Mediterranean

Bruno Guy de Chamisso (Spiecapag), Director, Europe Mediterranean

Adam Wynne Hughes (Pipeline Induction Heat), Director, Europe Northwest

Fatih Can (Tekfen), Director, Europe Eastern

Alexander Kolikov (MRTS), Director, Europe Eastern

Bill Partington (Ledcor), Director, America North 

Scot Fluharty (Mears Group), Director, America North; Chairman of the New Technologies Committee

Jean Claude Van de Wiele (Spiecapag) *, Director, Latin America 

Albert Zakhem (Zakhem International), Director, Middle East & Africa

Mark Barrows (McConnell Dowell), Director, East & Far East

Ma Chunqing (China Petroleum Pipeline), Director, East & Far East

Bill Solomon (VACUWORX), Director, Associate Members

Brian Laing (CRC-Evans), Director, Associate Members

Doug Fabick (PipeLine Machinery International), Director, Associate Members 
 

DIRECTORS-AT-LARGE

Georges Hage (The C.A.T. Group)

Bruno Maerten (Entrepose), Chairman of the HSE Committee

Iosif Panchak (Stroygazmontazh)

Steve Sumner (Lincoln Electric), Chairman of the Scholarship Committee

John Tikkanen (Shawcor), Chairman of the Client Engagement Committee
 

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY

Juan Arzuaga 

 

* appointed by the Board of Directors 

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