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Mark Guthrie (Photo:  KVH Industries)

​Guthrie to Direct KVH Initiatives in Asia-Pacific Region

KVH Industries, Inc. announced that Mark Guthrie has been named KVH’s vice president for the Asia-Pacific region.Guthrie will oversee all KVH activities in this area, which is of vital importance in the mobile connectivity market. Mobile tech innovator KVH provides connectivity solutions for the maritime market, including global mini-VSAT Broadbands services used by thousands of vessels worldwide.Guthrie joined KVH in 2013, and has held a variety of roles, most recently serving as vice president for global channel management. Mark’s extensive experience in the satellite communications and

Danny Trasher (Photo: Actisense)

Actisense Restructures Its Management Team

Marine electronic equipment provider Actisense has undergone an internal reorganization.  Danny Thrasher, Head of Sales & Operations, has taken on the newly created role of Head of Sales & Marketing. Additionally, Mark Pay former Operations Supervisor, has been promoted to the role of Operations Manager. As the Head of Sales & Operations, Thrasher has been responsible for promoting the Actisense brand overseas as well as managing the internal operations team. In his new role as Head of Sales & Marketing, he will be aligning sales activities with the company’s global

Mark Petersen-Overton

JA Moody Names New Operations VP

JA Moody announced that Mark Petersen-Overton will join the company as Vice President of Operations effective May 27, 2014. Mark spent nearly 10 years in key leadership roles at Life Cycle Engineering, Inc. (LCE) following a distinguished 26-year career with the U.S. Navy. His background includes serving as the Vice President and Regional Director of the Northeast Region for LCE where he was responsible for supporting the Naval Ships Engineering Station (NAVSESS) in Philadelphia. Mark was then promoted to Senior Vice President of the Engineering Services Group at LCE where he was responsible for

LOC Group Announces Two Appointments

Global marine engineering consultancy LOC Group (London Offshore Consultants) announced appointments in two new positions; John Quarrington has joined the company in London as Group Marine Warranty Surveying Manager and Mark McGurran has been appointed to the Singapore office in the role of Asia Regional Hull & Machinery Coordinator.   John Quarrington is based in London where he will be supporting the Group Energy Services Director (Alex Harrison) with the continued development of LOC’s global marine warranty surveying activities across its 33 offices. A master mariner by background

GLDD Appoint Mark Marinko Senior V-P & CFO

in April 2014 and held in interim by the Vice President and Controller, Katherine Hayes. The Company adds that it would like to thank Ms. Hayes for her leadership in managing the transition to the new CFO who will report to the Chief Executive Officer, Jonathan Berger. GLDD explains that Mark Marinko starts at Great Lakes with a strong background in operations and finance working for TransUnion, LLC through August 2013, where he was most recently President of the Consumer Services division at TransUnion leading the direct to consumer and business market, customer service, consumer compliance

Mark Charman (Photo courtesy of Faststream)

Faststream Wins Chevron Recruitment Contract

, technology, products and services and corporate/business services.   Faststream noted it has been a preferred supplier to Chevron Products UK Limited for the past three years within these disciplines and has supported other specialist areas of Chevron globally.   Faststream CEO Mark Charman commented, “We’re delighted to be supporting Chevron Products UK Limited with permanent recruitment services and excited to form a closer partnership with such an important client.”    Faststream will provide permanent recruitment services to Chevron in the U.K. and

Hiltwein Joins Rand Logistics as VP, CFO

Rand Logistics, Inc. has welcomed Mark Hiltwein as Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, reporting to Rand's President and Chief Executive Officer, Edward Levy. In this role,  Hiltwein will be responsible for all aspects of the company's financial management, and will also oversee information technology, purchasing/procurement, and insurance. He brings to Rand more than two decades of financial management experience, in positions of increasing leadership and responsibility. "The combination of Mark's deep technical accounting and compliance background, together with his extensive

Jeremy D. Thigpen, President & CEO

Executive Changes at Transocean

is stepping down as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective immediately. Mr. Ikaheimonen has also resigned his company-appointed position as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Transocean Partners LLC, a subsidiary of Transocean. Additionally, the company announced that Mr. Mark Mey has been appointed as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective May 28, 2015. "Esa brought a fresh and unique perspective to Transocean when he joined the company almost three years ago and he has contributed materially to the company's capital structure, fleet rationalizat

Guy Platten, CEO UK Chamber of Shipping (left), and Mark Charman, CEO Faststream Recruitment Group (right) (Photo: Faststream)

Faststream Opens New Global Headquarters

Faststream Recruitment founder and CEO Mark Charman launched the group’s new global headquarters in Southampton alongside Guy Patten, CEO of the U.K. Chamber of Shipping, at an official unveiling event on June 21.   Faststream was established in Southampton in 1999, having gone on to launch further international offices in North America and Asia, with its Southampton office remaining as its global headquarters and housing more than 70 of its 100 worldwide staff.   Charman commented, “We are hugely proud of our achievements over the past 18 years and very excited about our new

Mark Charman (Photo: Faststream Group)

Brexit Could Cause an Exodus of UK Maritime Talent

today (24.06.16), shows that over 39 percent of employees who wouldn’t previously have looked at a move away from the U.K. would now consider roles overseas, with a further 23 percent undecided. “It’s a leave vote for the U.K. and a leave vote for U.K. maritime employees,” said Mark Charman, Faststream Group CEO.   Charman continued, “Global mobility has always been a positive aspect of working in the maritime industry. Sixty-six percent of respondents to our survey would have considered a role outside the U.K. prior today's Brexit results, which shows just how flexible

Mark Emmett (Photo: KPI Bridge Oil)

KPI Bridge Oil Names Emmett Managing Director in Singapore

KPI Bridge Oil, a global broker and trader in marine bunkers, marine lubricants and risk management products, has appointed Mark Emmett as Managing Director of its Singapore operations. Mark has more than 30 years experience in the Bunker and Shipping industries, the last 13 years being with KPI Bridge Oil in London. Carsten Ladekjaer, KPI Bridge Oil Group CEO said, "Mark is one of our most experienced Senior Traders and Managers who has a huge amount of technical, commercial and legal knowledge. With his proven track record and in-depth understanding of the bunker industry and our group

Mark Charman (Photo: Faststream)

Report: Job Security an Issue for Maritime Execs

examining maritime executives’ thoughts about their careers.   “Business leaders and executives have the most dynamic view of the marketplace, but they are rarely asked about their own careers and what they think about working in the maritime sector,” said Faststream CEO, Mark Charman. “This report looks at the views of the employers and not the employees and is the first of its kind which gets beneath the surface to discover what maritime leaders really think.”   The report looks in-depth at job security and motivations, pay and reward, becoming a senior

Mark Geneste, Global Chief Sales Officer to Dun & Bradstreet Photo LinkedIn

Geneste Quits Dun & Bradstreet

  Dun & Bradstreet today announced the departure of Mark Geneste, the company's chief sales officer. "I thank Mark for his contributions to Dun & Bradstreet," said Bob Carrigan, President and CEO of Dun & Bradstreet. "He played an important role in globalizing our sales and service organization, and strengthening our solutions-based selling to meet new customer needs." On an interim basis, the global sales and service team will report to Carrigan. Geneste joined Dun & Bradstreet in August 2013 as sales leader for Europe and has served as chief sales

Mark Charman

Top 10 Trends in Maritime Recruitment

business and 2018 will see us move back to going on offense. This year we plan to expand our geography, increase our maritime sector offering in some key markets and grow our consultant numbers. All in all, we are working hard to grow our position as global market leader.     The Author Mark Charman is Chief Executive Office, Faststream Recruitment Grou

Mark Baines. (Photo: Survitec)

Survitec Appoints Baines VP, Cruise

Survitec appointed Mark Baines as Global Vice President, Cruise. Based in Survitec’s Miami office, he will build a dedicated sales and operations team focused solely on partnering with cruise clients to achieve their safety and equipment reliability objectives. He joined Survitec on secondment from Survitec’s majority owners Onex in July 2017 and has been heavily involved in the development of Survitec’s go-to-market strategy.   He will also retain his current role as Group Strategy Director, reporting to CEO Brian Stringer.   Prior to his role at Onex, where he was

James Callahan (Photo: Danos)

Danos Names Four Vice Presidents

Adding to its leadership team, oilfield service provider Danos has promoted James Callahan, Mark Danos, Stacey Gisclair and Reed Peré to executive roles within the company.    As vice president of finance, James Callahan is responsible for overseeing the company’s domestic and international administration, finance and accounting activities. Prior to joining Danos in 2013, Callahan served as chief executive officer for Superior Shipyard and Fabrication, as well as chief operating officer for SJI LLC, a privately held telecommunications company.    Mark Danos serves

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Fugro to Train Saudi Students in Marine Technology

Fugro’s new partnership with KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology) was marked recently with the inauguration of the KAUST - Fugro Center of Excellence for Marine Technology. The new center will provide training in ROV operations and hydrographic survey within the Kingdom as part of the Saudization program.KAUST’s facilities and location, on the shore of the Red Sea, are ideal for addressing the challenges associated with mapping the Red Sea, large tracts of which remain unexplored due to extreme depths, temperature and salinity.“This close working relationship

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