Proserv Gets New CEO After Restructuring

Proserv, an energy services company, has completed financial restructuring with aim to strengthen the long-term plans of the company.

Through a debt-for-equity exchange and injection of a $50 million investment, the company’s two largest lenders – KKR and funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management – will become owners of the company.

As part of the restructuring, David Lamont is stepping down as CEO.

KKR and Oaktree representatives Lauren Krueger and Colin Smith, jointly said: “Now that the restructuring process is complete, we look forward to the next stage of the company’s evolution which we believe is very bright. At this time, we would also like to thank David Lamont for his leadership at Proserv for the last several years and for all he’s done to position the company for future success.”

David Currie, who previously held positions as CEO of JDR Cable Systems and UK President for Aker Solutions, will assume the role of CEO.

He said: “I am delighted to join the Proserv team and embark on this exciting next chapter for the company. With committed shareholders, a strong balance sheet, and a more positive evolving outlook in our sector, we are well positioned to drive significant growth across our business by providing superior value to our customers.”

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