deugro USA appoints Richard Juergens

Richard Juergens has joined deugro (USA), Inc. as Vice President Projects North America. He will be responsible for project development and the technical support of deugro’s project activities, mainly in the sectors of oil and gas, power generation and infrastructure.

In the past, Richard Juergens has held numerous key project management positions within deugro focusing on both business development and operational management. He has gained vast experience in project logistics over the last 20 years, working on complex projects in the USA, the Middle East, Southern and East Africa, Asia as well as Oceania.

In his previous role, Richard Juergens worked for deugro Oman as Projects Manager – Oman, mainly responsible for the Liwa Plastics Industries Complex Project. For this major capital investment project, deugro shipped a total of 1 million freight tons of equipment from multiple global origins into Sohar and Duqm, Oman. Richard Juergens now returns to Houston, Texas, which he left back in 2006. 

“We are pleased that Richard is rejoining the deugro team in the United States. He will leverage his vast project experience from major capital projects handled by deugro to help strengthen our project management capacity and market position within North America,” explained Tobias M. Schultz, Executive Vice President – deugro group.

“Watching from a distance since departing the US in 2006, it’s been impressive to witness the massive growth of deugro’s market position within North America. I am excited to return to Houston and support this truly energetic and dynamic team,” said Richard Juergens.

Richard Juergens, Vice President Projects North America