PESA announces Sanjiv Shah as the 2019 Industry Innovator Award winner


April 26, 2019

Petroleum Equipment & Services Association (“PESA”) announced today the 2019 Industry Innovator Award winner, Sanjiv Shah, managing director at Simmons Energy | A Division of Piper Sandler℠.

The Industry Innovator Award is presented to the PESA member who has shown significant engagement and leadership in leading and charting a new course for the sector.

“Sanjiv has opened doors by advancing PESA’s visibility at investor conferences and continues to elevate the Association’s brand, mission and vision,” says Leslie Beyer, PESA’s president. “He has played an instrumental role within PESA making connections to companies, while encouraging the Association to view its current membership through a different lens.”

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Shah joined the energy services and equipment investment banking team at Simmons in early 2008 and has worked on more than 100 successful M&A, strategic advisory and capital markets projects during that time.

Prior to joining Simmons, Shah worked for Citigroup for four years in London and Zurich, in fixed income credit markets and the financial institutions group, respectively. In Zurich, he worked as a corporate banker covering the banking and insurance sectors and in London, he worked as a controller for the European global loans and leveraged finance product groups. Shah has more than 14 years of investment banking experience.

Shah is originally from Manchester, England and graduated with bachelor’s degree with honors in economics from the University of Manchester. He is an active member of PESA serving on its emerging leaders committee from 2015 to 2017 and on the advisory board since 2017. In 2018, Shah was named a 40 under 40 honoree by both the Houston Business Journal and Oil & Gas Investor.

About PESA

The Petroleum Equipment & Services Association (PESA) is the unified voice for the energy industry’s oilfield service, supply and manufacturing companies. PESA focuses on the following key industry issues of their members: