AIMU Elects New Officers
slate of officers at its annual Board of Directors meeting on November 15:•Michael McKenna of Navigators – Chairman•Michael Csorba of Great American – Vice Chairman•Tony Cowie of Swiss Re – Director of FinancesThe following three individuals were named to the Management Committee for a three-year term:•Gordon Lewis – Crum & Forster•Ryan O’Connor – Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty•Robert Ryan – NavigatorsLes Bogdan of Berkley Offshore Underwriting Managers, was presented with the 2018 AIMU Distinguished Service Award
IMCA to Hold Marine Seminar in the Netherlands
promote stimulating discussion and engagement,” explains IMCA’s Technical Director, Richard Benzie. “Speakers and chairmen include Ron Damstra, Senior Investigator at the Dutch Maritime Safety Board; Pete Somner of TechnipFMC (who is Chairman of IMCA’s Marine Division Management Committee); and John de Hartog of Saipem (Chairman of IMCA’s DP Focused Workgroup). Workshops for active involvement “Workshops play an important role on Day One of this event enabling attendees to be actively involved. For example, when considering the reactivation of DP vessels
Intelsat Appoints Jacques Kerrest as CFO
Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Spengler. Kerrest will be responsible for the leadership of Intelsat’s financial operations, including capital markets, accounting, treasury, financial planning, investor relations and corporate development. He will be a member of the company’s Management Committee and is expected to begin his duties on February 1. Kerrest joins Intelsat from DPC Data Inc. where he served as President and led the company’s efforts in providing disclosure-related data products and specialized data services to the municipal bond marketplace in the United
IMCA Appoints Faure as President
representing the interests of more than 1,000 offshore, marine and underwater engineering companies in more than 60 countries. In addition to becoming President of IMCA, having served as Vice President of IMCA since September 2014, he also becomes Chairman of the association’s Overall Management Committee (OMC). “We welcome Bruno as our President and OMC Chairman for the next two years,” says Jane Bugler, Acting Chief Executive of IMCA. “At the same time we are able to announce that Leon Harland, Executive Vice President Commercial & Technology at Heerema Marine Contractors
Gazprom Sets Up New Department
Gazprom set up a new department to be headed by Pavel Krylov. The department will be in charge of implementing the Gazprom corporate unified technical policy in search, creation and introduction of state-of-the-art solutions, equipment and materials acknowledged worldwide, including substitutes of their non-domestic counterparts, with a view to secure the Company’s technological independence. Vitaly Markelov, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee will supervise the new department.
Gazprom Steps into St. Petersburg University
The Gazprom Specialized Department was opened today in St. Petersburg State University of Economics, Russia's top-rated higher education institution of economics. Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee Chairman and Igor Maximtsev, Rector of St. Petersburg State University of Economics took part in the event. “As early as this academic year the new department will supervise all the postgraduates whose papers would be considered useful for the Company's business. From September 1 next year, the new department will offer master's degree courses available to Gazprom's
Shadrin is D.G. of Gazprom Investholding
On October 13 the Gazprom leadership acceded to Alisher Usmanov's request for releasing him from his position as Director General of Gazprom Investholding. At the meeting Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee thanked Alisher Usmanov for many years of conscientious fruitful work and wished him success and health. Evgeny Shadrin was appointed Director General of Gazprom Investholding. Previously he used to be Director General of Factoring-Finance.
Power of Siberia construction launched
attendance was comprised of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Zhang Gaoli, First Vice Premier of China's State Council, Yury Trutnev, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation and Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District, Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, Wang Dongjin, Vice President of China National Petroleum Corporation and Yegor Borisov, Acting Head of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). The Power of Siberia gas pipeline will run nearly 4,000 kilometers through five Russian constituent entities: the Irkutsk Region, the Republic of Sakha