Industry Veteran, Peter Reynolds, Joins ARC Advisory Group Automation Team
Brings 19 Years of Automation and IT Experience in the Downstream Refining and Marketing Industry
Dedham, Massachusetts; September 12, 2011: ARC Advisory Group, the leading research and advisory firm for industry, announces that industry veteran, Peter D. Reynolds, has joined its automation team as a senior consultant. Mr. Reynolds brings more than 19 years of professional experience in process control, advanced automation applications, information technology, and supply chain in the downstream oil refining and petroleum product marketing industry to ARC. This expands ARC’s already significant expertise in these areas.
Prior to joining ARC, Peter served as the Strategic Planning Manager for Automation and IT at Irving Oil in Saint John, New Brunswick, which operates Canada’s largest refinery, eight petroleum terminals, and over 800 retail locations in Canada and the US. Previous positions at Irving included leading the Irving Oil Refining Growth team to develop the process control and automation strategy for a greenfield joint venture refinery with BP, and Saint John Refinery Automation Systems Leader.
In his new role as a senior consultant at ARC, Peter will perform research into and consult with clients on technology areas such as advanced process control (APC), real-time optimization (RTO), dynamic simulation, and supply chain management in the process industries.
Commented Andy Chatha, ARC president and founder, “We are very fortunate to have Peter Reynolds join the global ARC team. His hands-on experience exploring and finding solutions for some of the most difficult challenges facing energy and other process industry companies today will add considerable depth to ARC’s consulting staff. I’m confident that Peter’s knowledge and expertise will prove invaluable to our end user and supplier clients alike.”
Founded in 1986, ARC Advisory Group is the leading research and advisory firm for industry. For the complex business issues facing organizations today, ARC analysts have the industry knowledge and first-hand experience to help clients find the best answers. Further information can be obtained from ARC, Three Allied Drive, Dedham, MA 02026, 781-471-1000, Fax 781-471-1100, Web www.arcweb.com.