Milan, 29 March 2016. Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, appointed Cristiano Tortelli, who joined the Group as Senior Vice President, to lead the newly created Oil & Gas Business Area that incorporates all of the Group’s activities in the industry, including umbilicals and flexible systems, down-hole technologies and core cables.
“The new Business Area will operate across the entire Oil & Gas supply chain. Technology will play a key role in meeting the new industry challenges, supported by a strong project management organisation”, stated Cristiano Tortelli. “In the context of today’s oil prices, collaboration with Oil Companies and Industrial Service providers will be a key strategy in redefining the new industry standards, as well as a means to simplify the way capital projects are executed”, he added.
Cristiano Tortelli has a long international experience in the Oil & Gas industry. During his career he covered several key roles in GE Oil & Gas. Later he joined Air Liquide Group leading globally the Engineering & Solution organization.