Gary Cresswell to Become Chairman of the Board

October 18, 2021 – Intelligent Wellhead Systems Inc. (IWS) is pleased to announce that its board of directors has appointed William Standifird as Chief Executive Officer. Also, effective October 5, Gary Cresswell, a current non-executive director, will become independent non-executive Chairman of the Board.

William Standifird’s 24-year international career includes operational and leadership positions in drilling, completions, and production technologies with startup and major oilfield service companies, including Schlumberger and Halliburton.

Gary Cresswell is a 30-year global industry veteran with a proven ability to lead strategic, technical, and operational teams. He has held several board positions and currently serves as a non-executive director for two oilfield technology companies and as Executive Chairman of Probe Technology Holdings.

“I am thrilled to lead the IWS team as we advance our portfolio of digital completion technologies. Our inVision™ Technology Platform is unmatched in helping oil and gas operators improve completions performance,” said Standifird. “Developing and implementing a safer, more reliable, and effective digital infrastructure for hydraulic fracturing and wireline operations promise to create significant value for our customers and shareholders.”

Cresswell commented, “William is a strong addition to the executive team, and his leadership skills will help the IWS management team accelerate the growth of our innovative approach to helping operators deliver safe and efficient completions.”

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The best people in the industry, coupled with cutting-edge technology.


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You’ll find us in every active basin and shale play in the United States and Canada.


Our Solutions

Our valve management solutions, varying in level of innovation, automation, and safety, tackle well completion challenges and mitigate incidents in frac and wireline operations.