MTN Communications (MTN) announces Santos Venegas has joined the company as general manager for its Oil and Gas Division. This appointment further solidifies MTN’s position in the market as a pioneer in communications technology spanning across various market segments.
A 35-year industry veteran and respected consultant, Santos most recently served as managing director for Latin America at Harris CapRock. Prior to that role, he was director of Corporate Development. Serving the company for 28 years, Santos held various roles growing the organization and managing business development, operations, special projects and service delivery. Prior to Harris CapRock, Santos held various technical roles in the oil and gas sector at Bibbins & Rice and Brown & Root. In his new position at MTN, he will take the division’s strategy forward, further strengthening its operations and services position in the market.
“We are excited to have Santos join the team,” said Errol Olivier, MTN CEO and president. “With a proven track record, and extensive knowledge and expertise in what this very specific segment demands, he is in a great position to further support our year-over-year growth.
This is the perfect time to have him join, especially now that we are rolling out our next-generation communications ecosystem — MTN Nexus™ — into other markets. Santos brings the leadership and market visibility required to deliver our transformative solution to oil and gas organizations looking for innovation, value and service excellence. This addition to our senior team strengthens our ability to deliver an unmatched communications experience at sea and remote locations.”