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Jim Purvis Joins Fiatech Board of Advisors

Austin, TX, June 25, 2013 — Fiatech has announced that Jim Purvis, Group Director Engineering Systems, WorleyParsons, has been elected to the Fiatech Board of Advisors.

Jim is a mechanical engineer with over 25 years’ experience in the international EPCM field. His varied technical positions and industries served over this time give him a broad foundation to provide direction to the engineering disciplines and senior management. Jim is a trained risk and value engineering facilitator, experienced in strategic planning and execution and served on start-up for a major Canadian refinery. In his current role, Group Director Engineering Systems, he provides direction to the global WorleyParsons organization for all of the systems that are used by the engineering groups.

Fiatech Chairman Peter Blake said, “Jim Purvis brings his valuable experience in engineering systems, advancement of EPC automation tools, and start up experience to Fiatech’s Board of Advisors. WorleyParsons is a long-standing member of Fiatech. We appreciate the leadership and contributions of both Jim and WorleyParson’s to Fiatech’s Strategic Direction and Mission.”

Peter Blake is Director, Project Delivery Group, Hatch and chair of the Fiatech Board of Advisors. The board meets quarterly to provide strategic direction to Fiatech. For more information on the Fiatech Board of Advisors, visit