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Perma-Pipe appoints new VP

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Perma-Pipe International Holdings, Inc. recently announced the appointment of Thierry Jahant to Vice President - Oil and Gas International, reporting to Grant Dewbre, Senior Vice President - Middle East North Africa. Thierry will lead the international project tendering, contract management and client liaison for the East Africa Crude Oil Project (EACOP) as well as pursue oil and gas project opportunities outside of North America with an emphasis on geographic growth and the penetration of new markets.

President and CEO David Mansfield commented, "I am pleased that Thierry has chosen to join the Perma-Pipe team to lead our vision for the geographic expansion of Perma-Pipe’s presence in the oil and gas pipeline industry. Thierry brings extensive industry experience and international recognition in managing large international oil and gas projects and has earned a reputation of success. His understanding and experiences with various cultures and business relationships around the world coupled with his successes in influencing change are valuable attributes that will further strengthen our organisation and processes as we seek to expand our geographical presence."

Thierry brings over 20 years of international experience in project and business management including commercial and business development roles. He has extensive experience living and working internationally, including Denmark, UK, Brazil, Germany and France. Additionally, he has worked on several projects in Indonesia, Africa, Norway, Thailand, India, China and Azerbaijan. His scope of experience covers a variety of companies including serving in leadership roles at EUPEC Pipe Coating, Tradacero, Bredero Shaw (Shawcor) and Logstor.

Thierry joins Perma-Pipe from the Copenhagen office of Logstor, which provides pre-insulated pipe systems for the transportation of gases and liquids to the district heating and cooling, oil and gas, marine and industrial sectors. He also held a variety of leadership roles for Bredero Shaw, which specialises in the application of anti-corrosion coatings, concrete weight coatings, thermal insulation coatings, internal coatings, field joint coatings, and welding and fabrication activities for steel pipe intended for oil and gas pipeline construction.

Mr. Jahant commented, "Perma-Pipe has earned a reputation as a market leader in the pre-insulated piping market and I am excited about being given the opportunity to be part of this talented team. I am looking forward to expanding Perma-Pipe’s products and influence to new markets and to bringing cost-effective and technically superior solutions to our customers. As a market leader Perma-Pipe has the momentum to affect positive change in the industry and I look forward to growing both products and services globally."

Mr. Mansfield concluded, "The Perma-Pipe organisation is driven to provide industry-leading products and services in meeting the demands of our customers, shareholders and employees. In pursuing the goals of Perma-Pipe through our values, people and strategies, we will continue to pursue growth and improved financial performance."

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