ValvTechnologies, Inc. has appointed Mark Abbott its director of engineering. Based in Houston, Abbott will have global management responsibility for all ValvTechnologies’ engineering groups and activities worldwide.
Abbott joined ValvTechnologies in June 2016 as product engineering and design manager, later adding the nuclear engineering role to his responsibilities. With more than 17 years of experience, Abbott was engineering manager within Schlumberger’s Completions Division, responsible for well construction equipment. Prior to that role, he led Flowserve’s Durco product design team and worked as a research engineer and a senior drilling engineer for ExxonMobil.