Houston, Texas (26 March 2024) - TGS, a global provider of energy data and intelligence, announced the appointment of Wadii El Karkouri to the Executive Team as EVP of Imaging and Technology as of April 2, 2024.  Wadii will lead a combined, global Imaging and Technology business unit that will include Imaging (marine and land imaging, proprietary software sales, R&D) and Data Analytics (AI, software development, and data management) on behalf of TGS.

Wadii joins TGS with over 25 years of leadership experience in the energy and technology industries, initially with SLB and the last few years with Amazon Web Services.  He has served in a range of leadership roles in the US, Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, including leading SLB’s Geosolutions business as Global Vice-President WesternGeco Geosolutions, overseeing the sales and commercial aspects for SLB’s seismic product line as Global Vice President WesternGeco Sales & Commercial, and managing executive relationships with global energy companies at AWS as a Global Sales Director AWS Energy and Utilities.

Kristian Johansen, CEO of TGS, said, “We are excited to welcome Wadii to the TGS organization and are eager to apply his expertise in digital along with his global seismic experience to lead our new, combined imaging and technology organization and ensure TGS provides high-quality imaging and innovative, technology-based data solutions and intelligence to our clients.”

About TGS
TGS provides scientific data and intelligence to companies active in the energy sector. In addition to a global, extensive and diverse energy data library, TGS offers specialized services such as advanced processing and analytics alongside cloud-based data applications and solutions. For more information about our products and services and who we are, visit TGS.com.

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