LR Appoints Papageorgiou as M&O President
Lloyd’s Register (LR) has appointed Elina Papageorgiou as its new Marine and Offshore President for UK and Ireland, commencing on April 1, 2020.Papageorgiou has held a variety of roles across North and South Europe in sales, marketing and finance functions since joining LR in 2004. Most recently, she led LR’s Marine and Offshore sales teams in 11 different countries across South Europe.Papageorgiou graduated with a BSc in Economics from Brunel University and has an MBA from Imperial College London.
Mitcham Appoints New Tech Positions
, his experience includes technology and engineering positions at Sonardyne International and Thales Underwater Systems. Meecham, who has published a number of articles concerning marine acoustic technology, holds an M.Sc. (P.C. Interfacing & Software Applications) and a B.Sc. in Physics from Imperial College, London, U.K.In his role, Dr Ramsay's initial focus will be to guide the development of the company's next generation bathymetric sonar system. He will also assist in promoting the company's products and technologies within the hydrographic industry and assist in identifying
Hardy Takes Over as Vitol CEO
said in a statement that Hardy joined the firm in 1993 and held a number of trading and management roles in Singapore and London. He has been a member of Vitol's executive committee since 2007 and was named CEO of the Europe, Middle-East and Africa region in 2017. He has a Master of Engineering from Imperial College, London. An Oxford graduate, Taylor began his career at Shell in 1978 working in South America and southeast Asia. He joined Vitol in 1985 and became group President and CEO in 1995. Taylor turned the modest Dutch fuel dealer into a global giant that poached top talent
New Shipyards CEO at Oman Drydock Company
Petroleum Development Oman, Occidental Oman, Sohar Aluminum and Oman Oil Company. Said held board and sub-committee roles in Oman Rail, Majan Ferrochrome, Oman Gas Company, Vale Oman, Oman India Fertilizer Company and Oman Shipping. Said holds Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Imperial College London
Mech-Tool Engineering Appoints Scott as MD
; Scott will be based in Mech-Tool’s headquarters in Darlington and will be responsible for overseeing the company’s facilities in multiple locations across the world including its state of the art Korean manufacturing plant. He has a Master’s degree from Imperial College London and an MBA from Heriot-Watt. Mech-Tool Engineering Limited offers a complete end to end solution for fire, blast and radiant heat protection from initial design and consultation through to on-site manufacture and installation.
CRA Looks to Increase Female Entry Into STEM Careers
first course of action, from start-up, was to look at how it could actively encourage more women to choose safety and risk management as a career. This has been combined with actively promoting the uptake of STEM subjects to undergraduates through university partnerships and internships with Imperial College London and Manchester University, with other partnerships currently in development. The provision of resources and training that has enabled staff to quickly and effectively progress through the business and the implementation of changes in the workplace providing greater flexibility for