Willbros Group—an independent contractor serving the oil,
gas, power, refining and petrochemical industries—has announced the upcoming
retirement of Ron Lefaive from his roles as vice president of accounting and
tax, and corporate controller, effective at the end of 2012.
In other news, Ed Vasquez has been appointed to the position
of tax director, with responsibility for direction and oversight of all income
On the heels of Lefaive's retirement, Willbros announced that
it is undergoing a search for a new chief accounting officer in order to address
“the increased complexity and size of the company's operations.” The CAO also
will serve as corporate controller and report to Executive Vice President and
CFO Van Welch.