Maurizio Coratella Named McDermott Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer


HOUSTON, April 2, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- McDermott today announced Maurizio Coratella as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer effective May 1, 2024. In his new role, Coratella will apply his more than three decades of industry leadership and engineering and construction expertise to continue the momentum established by the company's growing backlog and expanding energy transition practice. He will lead delivery of integrated engineering and construction solutions across the energy value chain—from concept to decommissioning.

"Maurizio's expertise is a strategic supplement to an already-robust executive team," said Michael McKelvy, President and CEO of McDermott. "He shares our commitment to safe, responsible project execution to exceed the evolving needs of our customers and shape the future of global energy infrastructure."

Coratella spent much of his career in executive, operations and project leadership roles at large, international engineering and construction firms. In this capacity, he had oversight of upstream, midstream and downstream operations as well as engineering and fabrication across global locations. Throughout his career, he has driven innovation and advanced the energy transition by leveraging new technologies throughout the engineering and construction project lifecycles. Most recently, he was Chief Operating Officer of startup focused on carbon reduction in the steel industry. His early career was spent in the onshore and power generation sectors of the industry and included various operations, project management and engineering positions for large LNG, power generation projects in international locations such as Italy, Egypt and the Middle East.

Coratella served on the Board of Directors of Siirtec Nigi SpA, an engineering firm serving the oil and gas industry. In addition to various executive and leadership certifications, he holds a masters degree in Industrial Engineering from Politecnico di Milano.

About McDermott
McDermott is a premier, fully-integrated provider of engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry. Our customers trust our technology-driven approach engineered to responsibly harness and transform global energy resources into the products the world needs. From concept to decommissioning, McDermott's innovative expertise and capabilities advance the next generation of global energy infrastructure—empowering a brighter, more sustainable future for us all. Operating in over 54 countries, McDermott's locally-focused and globally-integrated resources include more than 30,000 employees, a diversified fleet of specialty marine construction vessels and fabrication facilities around the world. To learn more, visit

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