Management


Stewart Macindoe

Sales Director

Originally from Glasgow, Stewart completed his Schooling and University Education in Aberdeen at Robert Gordon's Institute of Technology. Entering the Oil & Gas industry as a computer programmer, Stewart migrated into Sales of Completion Equipment with Camco who were subsequently purchased by Schlumberger.

During this time he had the opportunity to work and live throughout the Middle East for 10 years managing operations and sales teams across the Middle East and Asia. On leaving Schlumberger, Stewart joined Baker Hughes managing sales teams for intelligent completions and reservoir monitoring latterly again working and living in the Middle East and Asia.

On returning to Aberdeen, Stewart worked with a subsea products and services provider managing the sales team across Europe and Africa, and latterly with a drilling tools supplier as Strategic Account Manager.
With more than 25 years of sales and operations management experience, Stewart manages the sales team for the Europe and Africa operations and is committed to providing operational excellence and customer service.

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Jorge Xacur

General Manager - North, Central and South America

After earning his Industrial and Systems Engineer (ITESM) and MBA (ITAM) degrees, Jorge started his career managing a small agricultural business that he helped grow into an international foodservice company.

He later managed a turnaround in a light manufacturing operation, marking his first foray in the energy industry. Before joining Churchill Drilling Tools in 2014, he ran the OEM business for a pipeline service and intervention leader.

With more than 20 years of management experience, Jorge runs our North American operations pushing the boundaries of operational excellence and customer service.

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Nicholas Kjaer

General Manager, Middle East and Asia

After earning his Master of Engineering (Petroleum), Nicholas started his career in Oilfield Service, where he spent ten years in locations around the world managing drilling operations.

Nicholas has held a number of senior leadership positions within the energy sector across upstream, midstream and downstream operations. Before joining Churchill Drilling Tools in 2015, he ran his own Consultancy and Engineering company.

Committed to delivering outstanding customer performance, Nicholas runs Churchill Drilling Tools’ Middle East and Asia operations.

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Thilo Rahn

Technical Manager

Thilo joined Churchill Drilling Tools in 2009 after graduating with Masters degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and Arts et Metiers ParisTech.

Initially working as Mechanical Engineer, he progressed to Engineering Manager and subsequently Technical Manager as the company expanded.

Pushing the boundaries of innovation in engineering, Thilo is responsible for the Engineering & Design team, plus Supply Chain and Quality Control throughout our business.