AEREON Announces New Chief Operating Officer

February 9, 2016

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AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AEREON, a global supplier of environmentally-compliant gas and vapor combustion and recovery equipment, today announced the appointment of Romer Bracho as Chief Operating Officer, a new position at the company.

“We are excited to have Romer join the organization and we look forward to his refinement of our processes in order to move us to the next level of operational performance,” said Michael Hainsworth, chief executive officer, AEREON. “Romer’s broad knowledge of manufacturing, supply chain and the O&G industry will help him to make an immediate impact as chief operating officer.”

Bracho, a mechanical engineer graduate from La Universidad del Zulia, Maracaibo, Venezuela with a Master of Science degree in industrial engineering from the University of Houston, has 24 years’ experience in quality assurance, sales and field operations, new product development, manufacturing and supply chain in a leadership capacity, and most recently was Eastern Hemisphere Manufacturing Director for Halliburton.

“I look forward to joining the AEREON team and working alongside the strong management team already in place,” said Bracho. “Together, we will transform AEREON into the leading provider of vapor handling and combustion solutions for the oil & gas industry, improving air quality, safety and environmental sustainability.”

In 2011, Bracho joined Halliburton as Eastern Hemisphere Manufacturing Director to focus on the startup of their new global flagship Technology and Manufacturing located in Singapore. This project entailed the intercompany relocation of more than 200 existing employees, recruitment of over 300 new employees, as well as the installation of new and existing plant equipment, and aggressive ramp-up of new product lines.

Prior to that, Bracho joined Tejas Completions Solutions in 2008 as their Sr. VP of Manufacturing and Chief Operating Officer. He focused his efforts on broadening the company products and services offering and through strategic acquisitions and organic growth, Tejas increased revenue and headcount over threefold in a two-year period. He also worked at Schlumberger starting in 1993 as Manufacturing Center Manager and various other positions around the world. He began his career at PDVSA (National Oil Company) in 1990 as a mechanical design engineer.


AEREON, headquartered in Austin, TX, is a global leader in combustion and vapor recovery technologies and services. AEREON was formed in 2012 when Flare Industries, LLC acquired Jordan Technologies. Under the two brands, AEREON offers the broadest product line of flare systems, enclosed combustion systems, ignition systems and vapor recovery units, and is one of the largest field service companies for this type of equipment in the world. AEREON provides equipment and services to more than 45 countries around the world, with more than 300 employees worldwide and offices in the U.S., Australia, Canada, India, Italy and the United Arab Emirates. For more information, visit

Category: Oil & Gas