Petrotechnics Appoints Industry Veteran David Bleackley to Drive International Sales Growth


Aberdeen, 19 July 2013 – Petrotechnics, the global leader of software solutions to improve frontline operational performance and risk management in hazardous industries, is continuing its global growth strategy by appointing David Bleackley as Vice President of Sales.

David joins Petrotechnics from Aspentech where he was most recently Senior Sales Director of Global Accounts. David was responsible for managing teams of Global Account Directors and Strategic Account Managers, focused on meeting client’s strategic objectives with new technologies.

David will focus on accelerating Petrotechnics’ global presence in new and existing geographies, along with driving the continued global roll out of its enterprise operational performance and predictive risk software platform, Proscient. With more than 20 years’ commercial experience in Global Account Management, Business Development and Process engineering roles, David brings significant experience of driving growth in international accounts and in building successful account teams.

“Many organisations have placed Operational Risk at the top of their agenda due to recent incidents and are looking ways to monitor their risk through reporting and compliance. Petrotechnics offer something uniquely different; we work with our clients to manage risk, not only report on risk. Petrotechnics deliver control over the risk an organisation is carrying by closing the loop on the work execution process. The result being that we truly have the ability to change how the industry operates and to make a difference. Petrotechnics is significantly changing how organisations carry out their operations, enabling them to do so in a safer and more efficient way and I am looking forward to being part of that”.

Phil Murray, CEO of Petrotechnics commented, “David brings an energy and passion for helping clients solve their critical business problems. His widely respected sales experience and leadership adds tremendous value to our company and to our customers. He has a strong track record of global sales management and execution, driving market-leading growth and category leadership. We are privileged to attract such an accomplished executive with an exemplary pedigree, and look forward to David bolstering our presence in existing markets and developing new opportunities around the globe.”

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