JOHN Abbott has been named as the new general manager of Gladstone Power Station.
NRG Gladstone acting general manager Stephen Lewis said Mr Abbott was an experienced business manager with more than 34 years in all aspects of company management and governance across a wide range of industries, including the power and energy sectors".
Most recently Mr Abbott was regional director for Fluor Industrial Services in Brisbane.
He has had a variety of engineering and management roles throughout his career, and is well known to the Gladstone community having held positions previously at Queensland Alumina, Orica, Queensland Energy Resources and Gladstone Power Station.
The appointment follows the resignation of previous NRG Gladstone Power Station general manager Glenn Schumacher in October.