Bristow names SVP/chief legal support officer, human resources VP

Bristow Group has promotion Chipman “Chip” Earle to senior vice president, chief legal and support officer, adding oversight of Bristow´s global communications, executive compensation and information technology functions to his previous responsibilities for all legal aspects of the business, compliance and insurance, the company said.

Bristow promoted Mary Wersebe to vice president of human resources, responsible for leading the company´s strategy in all areas of human resources, with a focus on employee and labor relations, leadership development, non-executive compensation and benefits, and performance management, in addition to corporate social responsibility.

With the reorganization of these functions, Bristow said it is eliminating the position of senior vice president and chief administrative officer.

Earle most recently served as Bristow´s senior vice president, chief legal officer and corporate secretary since May 2014.

Wersebe has served as Bristow´s acting chief administrative officer since June 2016. She previously served as director human resources global operations.

Bristow Group Inc. is a global industrial aviation services provider with transportation operations in the North Sea, Nigeria and the US Gulf of Mexico, and in most of the other major offshore oil and gas producing regions of the world.