The BJ Services Company has revealed that Ryan Elder has been appointed Business Development Manager for the Middle East and Russia regions, for the company’s tubular and completion assembly service line.

In his new role, Elder will oversee all aspects of Tubular Services’ business development initiatives throughout the Middle East and Russia from the group’s base in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Elder will be responsible for implementation and monitoring of all sales and marketing strategies.

With 23 years experience gained while working offshore and onshore, Elder brings a ‘broad knowledge’ of the oil & gas industry, with particular emphasis on casing and tubing running.

Originally from Aberdeen, Elder is based in Dubai and reports to Gary Young, Area Manager for Middle East and Russia for Tubular Services.