Houston, TX, September 27, 2017 --(PR.com
)-- Dick has spent the past seven years as Smith & Burgess’ Principal PHA Consultant where he focused on project management, HAZOP/LOPA facilitation, SIL analysis, and Risk Management Studies. He has a variety of experience in chemical, refinery, and upstream facilities, as well as, international experience in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and the Americas. Dick has also spent a considerable amount of his time mentoring the company’s younger engineers, as well as, sharing his knowledge through recorded webinars, podcast episodes, posters, and presentations.
In his new role, Mr. Baum will be responsible for ensuring the firm’s Engineering Department continues to deliver on the organization’s core values: Customer Service, Expertise, and Integrity.
Dustin Smith, President of Smith & Burgess’ states, “The decision to promote Mr. Baum to Director of Engineering was easy. Dick has a long and successful track record of PSM excellence. He brings a proven, results-oriented determination to our organization and clearly understands the variety of components that make our client’s processes safe and effective.”
Celebrating their 10th Anniversary this year, Mr. Baum believes Smith & Burgess has grown into something special. “Smith & Burgess provides our clients with the best Process Safety solutions and customer service in the industry. I am incredibly honored and enthusiastic about my new role, as well as, the future of this organization.”