Henkels & McCoy Inc. has appointed Robert (Rob) Riess to vice president and division manager of the company’s Pipeline Division.
In this role, Riess is responsible for coordinating the development of pipeline business and project strategy, as well as the management of all customer relationships.
Riess joins Henkels & McCoy with more than 37 years of natural gas and oil pipeline experience. He began his career at Texas Eastern Transmission (now a subsidiary of Spectra Energy), serving as manager of construction and general manager of environmental services. He then went on to work for Sheehan Pipe Line Construction Co. and ARB Inc., where he was vice president of the company’s Underground and Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) Division, including international operations. He returned to Sheehan Pipe Line Construction Co. as president and CEO in 2004 and became a partner in the firm in 2006.
Riess holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Missouri–Rolla. He currently serves on the board of directors for the Pipe Line Contractors Association (PLCA).