Philip Burness has joined global flow control specialist Rotork as Director of Site Services, responsible for Rotork’s worldwide after sales and engineering projects business. Based at Bath in the UK, Rotork is the world’s leading manufacturer of valve actuators, valve control systems and precision control instruments.
Philip brings to his new position over thirty years’ experience in process industry service and maintenance activities, most recently as the Service Director for a leading international manufacturer of instrumentation and control systems. His previous experience includes instrument and control design, implementation and maintenance responsibilities in the chemical, plastics and power generation industries.
As Rotork Site Services Director, Philip will work with Rotork’s worldwide sales and service company network to continue the growth of after sales support, engineering projects and life of plant services. In this important role he replaces Grant Wood, who has been appointed Managing Director of Rotork Controls, Rotork’s electric valve actuation division.