New KP Engineering CEO

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KP Engineering named William Preston as President and CEO

KP Engineering, a provider of EPC solutions for the refining, syngas, hydrogen and renewable fuels industries, has named William E. (Bill) Preston as its new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He previously served as the company’s President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). As CEO, he will be responsible for the overall direction, execution and global expansion of KPE. Prior to joining KPE, he served in vice president roles for companies including a division of Texaco and ChevronTexaco, Linc Energy, Synthesis Energy Systems and GreatPoint Energy. He also served as CEO of The Energy Capital Group, developing syngas and chemical production facilities in the petrochemical and oil refining industries. Preston holds a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Pomona College in Claremont, California and is currently the Executive Director of the Global Syngas Technologies Council, the hydrogen and syngas industry’s premier trade association.