Dallas Smith steps in as new CEO at Petrotranz
Petrotranz Inc. today announced the appointment of Dallas M. Smith as its new CEO effective Nov. 1, replacing Paul Johnson.
“I am pleased that Dallas Smith is taking on the responsibility and commitment that comes with overseeing Petrotranz,” said Johnson. “We have been working side by side for almost six years and I am confident Dallas will deliver for our customers. I know Dallas will apply his professionalism and devotion to this role each and every day.”
Smith joined Petrotranz in 2013 as the VP of Technology and has held various senior positions at the company. For the past two years, he acted as chief operating officer. Prior to Petrotranz, Smith held several other leadership positions within the energy industry including customer experience, operations, IT and development operations. Smith also managed the technical teams in several successful startups.
“I’m looking forward to bringing Petrotranz back to its entrepreneurial roots and focusing on the needs of our customers,” said Smith. “It’s time for Petrotranz to deeply re-engage with our customers to assist them in their goals of finding efficiencies and completing as much automation as possible.
“I want to thank Paul for his leadership and unwavering commitment to Petrotranz,” Smith continued. “Paul made outstanding personal contributions towards building the Petrotranz brand into the trusted name it is today. We all wish Paul well in his future endeavours.”