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CGG Names Baidoukov CFO

oil and gas industry experience. He is currently Group CFO at OiLSERV Group, a Middle East and North Africa Oilfield Services company. Prior to this, he was CFO of Maersk Oil US, and Group CFO of Integra Group, a CIS oilfield services company. Baidoukov spent 10 years of his career at Schlumberger in finance positions at the corporate and regional levels.Baidoukov holds an MBA degree from TRIUM Global Executive MBA, a joint program of NYU Stern School of Business, LSE and HEC Paris. He also holds a Master of Science (Honors), Economics degree from the Russian Peoples’ Friendship University, and

Thierry Hochoa (Photo: BOURBON)

Hochoa Takes Over as Bourbon CFO

from her position as Chief Financial Officer from July 11.A graduate of IAE Paris, ESCP Business School and also CPA, Hochoa began his career in 1994 as an external auditor at Arthur Andersen, then Ernst & Young (EY). In 2004, he joined Technip, first as Director of Internal Audit, then held various finance positions at Group level before becoming, in 2011, Corporate Financial Control Director. In 2013, he was appointed Chief Financial Officer of operations in Southeast Asia on the key Yamal project in Shanghai. In February 2016, he became Vice-President Finance & Group Controller in Paris and

Ole Jacob Sandal (Photo: Ridge)

Ridge Hires Sandal as Subsurface Manager

exploration, drilling, corporate management and business development, combined with. He brings to the role a broad technical background, with a masters in petroleum geophysics and geology from University of Bergen, and a large national and international network within oil and gas business, research and finance.In connection with this appointment, Ridge enters into a co-operation agreement with HRH Geology.“In recent years, I have focused on establishing HRH Geology AS in Norway,” Sandal said. “HRH is a world-leading niche company in geo operations. Therefore, it makes sense that HRH

Halliburton Appoints Loeffler CFO

and investor relations. Chris Weber is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities."We believe Lance’s financial expertise, along with his knowledge of Halliburton and experience with the investment community, makes him best suited to lead our financial strategy and outstanding Finance organization," said Jeff Miller, President and CEO. "Lance understands our returns-focused strategy, has a strong relationship with our executive management team and will have an immediate impact as he transitions into his new role.”“We sincerely thank Chris for his contributions

Nils Hoff (Photo: Bergen Group)

Bergen Group: New CEO, CFO

;r Holding AS (owner of Endùr Fabricom AS). The merger process between Bergen Group and Endûr Holding is expected completed mid first quarter of 2019.Hoff joined Bergen Group as CFO in June 2015 to assist in its restructuring process, and has previously held various leadership roles in both finance and industry, including as CFO in Tandberg Data, CFO in Tandberg Storage and CFO in Data Invest. He also has board experience from industrial companies, including position as board member in Norske Skog. He has a total of 1,417,000 shares in Bergen Group ASA through his privately held company Eagle

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Women in Maritime Charter to be launched next week

report.Whilst arguably being behind the curve on gender diversity, the Women in Maritime Task force has been able to learn from others sectors, such as financial services, which have delivered similar initiatives. Officials from HM Treasury and Virgin Money, responsible for the Women in Finance Charter, briefed their maritime counterparts on their own experience.Since Maritime UK’s Women in Maritime Task force called for companies to engage in its work, over 60 companies have signed a pledge designed to signal intent on gender diversity. Having consulted those companies on the design

Julie Schoenberg (Photo: Elliott Bay Design Group)

EBDG Names Schoenberg HR Manager

Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) has hired Julie Schoenberg as the new Human Resources Manager. She will be responsible for the firm’s HR function, working from the Seattle office.Schoenberg joins the team with a thorough working knowledge of human resources within the marine industry. Her background has focused on compliance, HRIS, employee and labor relations, onboarding, and performance evaluations. She received a BA in Human Relations and Women's Studies with a minor in Finance from Washington State University.

Maritime Finance Lawyer Johnson Joins Haynes and Boone

and Boone entered the London market in 2016 by merging with Curtis Davis Garrard LLP, it has hired lawyers from many established firms, more than doubling the London office’s partner headcount and broadening the office’s capabilities in arbitration, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, finance, energy, and shipping

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Croatian Shipbuilders Strike Again Over Late Salary

to complete another restructuring plan.The chosen strategic partner reportedly aimed to convert part of the shipyard into a tourism business, drawing worker opposition. Economy Minister Darko Horvat said the government was also in contact with potential investors from Ukraine, Italy and the Netherlands.Finance Minister Zdravko Maric said last week the state might have to pay 4.2 billion kuna ($651 million) for the costs of state guarantees extended to Uljanik in the past.Workers control less than 50 percent of the company, with the state also being a minority shareholder. Other owners include several

Michael Morland (Photo: AAL)

AAL Appoints Morland as Americas GM

heavy lift, project cargo and breakbulk market, having previously served in senior executive roles at Global Ocean AS and T.P. Shipping AS where he developed U.S. and U.K. subsidiaries of both companies. Morland was educated at DPH Technical College & BI Norwegian Business School with Shipping & Finance modules from Copenhagen Business School

Nigel Clark (Photo: Solis Marine Consultants)

Solis Marine Consultants Hires Clark

with the preparation and implementation of a strategic plan for the further expansion of the Group. He brings to the organisation over 30 years of experience within marine consultancy and within the oil and gas sectors. Apart from previously heading up Braemar Salvage Association, he was also a past Finance Director at the London Marine Group.Established in 2012, Solis is an independent company providing expert witness and all types of incident investigation services as well as salvage support, SCR attendances and casualty management to the maritime industry. It has offices in London, Singapore and

Kendra MacDonald (Photo: OSC)

MacDonald to Lead Canada’s Ocean Supercluster

audit, to both large and small organizations within the private and public sectors.With a long track record of community and volunteer leadership, MacDonald is currently the Chair and Acting CEO for the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Technology Industries (NATI) and the Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee, BioCanRX.Originally from Ontario, with family roots in Nova Scotia, and a graduate of the University of Ottawa, MacDonald currently lives in St. John’s NL. She holds numerous designations including Institute of Corporate Directors, Director (ICD.D), Certified in Risk Management

Suzanne Beckstoffer, an accomplished engineering leader and business woman, the first woman president in SNAME’s 125 year history. Photo: HII/NNS

One-on-One with Suzanne Beckstoffer

career, specifically the challenges of being a woman, rising through the ranks in a field dominated by men.My mother never expected her daughter to work in a shipyard! My parents are both educators, and encouraged my academic interests, but I think they believed my love of math would lead to a career in finance. Maybe now that I’m Chairman of the Board of BayPort Credit Union, they think I’m finally doing what they’d expected all along.Newport News Shipbuilding is a great place to work for anybody with the skills and interest in shipbuilding. Our current president Jennifer Boykin attended

Boskalis Nominates van Noort as New CFO

Carlo van Noort to be appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Boskalis at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) in May 2019. The term of the current CFO, Hans Kamps, expires on the date of that same AGM.van Noort is currently financial director of Boskalis Nederland. He has held various finance positions within the three divisions of the Group over the last 12 years and is currently financial director of Boskalis Nederland. Following his accounting and auditing degree from Nyenrode Business University, van Noort worked as an auditor with EY followed by finance positions at among others

Marco Wirén(Left) and Arjen Berends. Photos: Wärtsilä Corporation

Marco Wirén Appointed President at Wärtsilä

, effective 1 October 2018. He will report to President & CEO Jaakko Eskola.Berends joined Wärtsilä in 1988. He has held several key positions in financial management within Wärtsilä’s business areas and subsidiaries. Since 2012, Mr Berends has been Vice President Finance and Business Control for Wärtsilä Marine Solutions.“I am very pleased about the quality and versatility of our management, which enables filling key positions internally. Both Marco and Arjen have demonstrated the capability to continuously develop Wärtsilä’s efficient

Sailors’ Society CEO Stuart Rivers presented ING ship-finance managing director David Grant with a certificate of support (Credit: Geoff Garfield)

Sailors’ Society Celebrates 200 Years

;s 200th anniversary.This was the sixth annual wine-tasting hosted by ING at its London headquarters. More than 50 guests attended the evening, where expert sommelier Richard Yates of Ellis Wines guided on wines sourced from countries in which the charity operates.Stuart Rivers, who presented ING ship-finance managing director David Grant with a certificate of support, said: “We’re extremely grateful to ING and guests for their on-going support. Over the years, this event has raised more than $20,800 (USD) towards our work supporting seafarers and their families.”Tributes were also

Victoria Freeman (Photo: KPI Bridge Oil)

KPI Bridge Oil Promotes Freeman to CFO

fuels, marine lubricants and risk management products, has announced the promotion of Victoria Freeman to Chief Financial Officer.Freeman, 34, joined KPI Bridge Oil as Accountant in 2009 and was promoted to Group Financial Controller in 2013 when she took overall responsibility for the accounting and finance functions across the Group’s 9 offices worldwide. Coincidentally, she also celebrates her 9th anniversary with the Group on November 1, 2018.Prior to joining KPI Bridge Oil, Freeman worked in audit at a renowned accounting and advisory firm in London. She is an ACA Qualified Accountant and

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