IMV Projects has hired more than 100 new professionals since beginning of 2011

CALGARY, April 12 /CNW Telbec/ - IMV Projects, a Wood Group company, today announced that a strategic hiring initiative has resulted in the recruitment of more than 100 professionals at the company's Calgary headquarters.

"We held a job fair in January and were delighted to meet more than 1,000 prospective candidates in a single day," says Kevin O'Brien, president, IMV Projects. "The job fair was a great way to showcase our company locally, but it is only one aspect of our ongoing talent acquisition strategy. Since the New Year, we have recruited more than 100 new professionals. The team at our Calgary headquarters is now approaching 600 and the search for exceptionally-talented engineering, procurement, project and corporate professionals continues. On behalf of IMV Projects, I would like to welcome our new people to the team. We look forward to our continued growth and shared success.

"The past two years have been challenging for the global economy and Alberta's energy sector is no exception. However, during this time, we have worked very hard to position IMV Projects to respond quickly when economic recovery occurs. We believe that the time is now. We are very pleased our hiring initiative has attracted talented candidates looking for challenging and rewarding career opportunities. We also believe our efforts will benefit our clients during this period of accelerated economic growth by ensuring all projects are adequately resourced by top notch professionals," concludes Mr. O'Brien.

Notes to editors
IMV Projects is a project execution company for the energy industry that delivers project management, engineering, procurement and construction management services with efficiency and integrity. Founded in 1999, IMV Projects is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Wood Group (John Wood Group PLC) is an international energy services company with approximately $5.1bn sales, employing approximately 29,000 people worldwide and operating in 50 countries. The Group has three businesses - Engineering & Production Facilities, Well Support, and Gas Turbine Services - providing a range of engineering, production support, maintenance management and industrial gas turbine overhaul and repair services to the oil & gas, and power generation industries worldwide.


For further information:

Mark Lowe, PRagmatic Communications
Tel: +1 (514) 499-9632, e-mail:

Kurt Kennedy, P. Eng, IMV Projects
Tel: +1 (403) 705-1332, e-mail:

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