Foster Wheeler AG has announced three executive promotions in its Global Engineering and Construction (E&C) Group.

Roberto Penno has been named Chief Executive Officer of the Asia Pacific Operating Unit. In addition, Chris Brown has been promoted from Senior Vice President of Operations for Foster Wheeler USA to Managing Director of Global Sales and Marketing. Meanwhile, Filippo Abba has been named Managing Director of Operations for Foster Wheeler Energy Limited, based in Reading, UK.

Umberto della Sala, the CEO for the firm, remarked, “Roberto, Chris and Filippo are exceptionally talented individuals with that rare combination of commercial, engineering and financial acumen.$quot;
$quot;Each represents an ideal choice for the respective assignment at hand, and we expect each to make significant contributions to the long-term success of Foster Wheeler in their new roles.”