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Monday, February 19, 2018

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Tom Hiller (Photo: EdgeTech)

Hiller Joins EdgeTech

Tom Hiller has joined EdgeTech as director of international business development.   Hiller is a technically experienced sales and business development professional with over 16 years in the marine sector.   Working out of the United Kingdom, Hiller will help continue to strengthen the growing Multi Phase Echo Sounder (MPES) vessel mounted, AUV, ROV and ASV-based sonar products in addition to business development activities with other core EdgeTech sonar products. Hiller’s reach will extend beyond the U.K. and is expected to help the company with recent growth in Europe, Russia

Matthias Hansen (Photo courtesy: Geodis Wilson)

Geodis Wilson Names Hansen Regional VP

Geodis Wilson has appointed Matthias Hansen as the new regional vice president (RVP), EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) with immediate effect.  Hansen has been acting as interim RVP for the last few months. He now replaces Alain Chimene on a permanent basis. Hansen became managing director for Germany in 2009 and also served as managing director North Europe (including Belgium, Netherland and United Kingdom). Hansen will continue with his responsibilities in the North European region in addition to his new role, until a successor is nominated.  

Bob E. Mallory (Photo: Mallory Alexander International Logistics)

New Chief Administrative Officer at Mallory Alexander

., Mallory will focus on developing programs to drive company growth through expansion and acquisitions.     He is a member of the fifth-generation family owning Mallory Alexander International Logistics.   Mallory has over 20 years’ experience in international sales in the United Kingdom, Europe and Canada through Morgan Keegan and Company and Raymond James

(Photo: Lloyd's Register)

Darley Named LR Americas Regional Marine Manager

business challenges.”     Before assuming his present position last month, Darley had been with Lloyd’s Register for the last 15 years in various operational and business roles. He has served in a wide variety of leadership positions within LR to include positions in the United Kingdom, Middle East and Asia. Most recently, Darley led the South Asia Area.          He assumed the position from Tim Protheroe, who will continue as the Operations Director for the Lloyd’s Register Americas region.   Darley graduated from the University of Strathclyde

DP World Jebel Ali. Photo: DP World

Dubai Shipping Volumes Sink

Ali, Mina Al Hamriya and Mina Rashid in the UAE.   DP World group chairman and chief executive Sultan Ahmad Bin Sulayem said the company remains confident in meeting its full-year target with larger contributions in the second half expected from terminals in India, Netherlands, Turkey and the United Kingdom.  

Svitzer Names Manager for Middle East & Africa

Sri Lanka.   Ahmed has been with the Maersk Group for 11 years, most recently working as Maersk Line Cluster Manager of Africa Horn Cluster in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Prior to this, Mohammed has worked in various commercial roles in East and West Africa, United Arab Emirates as well as in the United Kingdom.   Ahmed is tasked to further accelerate growth of the Svitzer MEA region and will replace Torsten Pedersen, who has been instrumental in improving the performance of our MEA and Asia operations and portfolio over the last three years, the company said

Intelsat Appoints Jacques Kerrest as CFO

municipal bond marketplace in the United States. Prior to DPC Data, he was Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer at ActivIdentity Corporation (known today as HID Global). Kerrest’s experience also includes CFO roles at Virgin Media, the second largest communications company in the United Kingdom, Equant, and Chancellor Broadcasting

Ed Sheridan (Photo: AccessESP)

AccessESP Names Sheridan Asia Pacific Region Manager

oil industry, has appointed Ed Sheridan as its Asia Pacific region manager. Based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, he will be responsible for increasing market share in the region.    Prior to joining AccessESP, Sheridan worked for nine years with Baker Hughes Artificial Lift in the United Kingdom in a variety of sales, technical and operational positions. Most recently, Sheridan worked as AccessESP’s product line manager for Southeast Asia, Indonesia and Australia. Sheridan has a mechanical engineering degree from Aberdeen College in Scotland and is an active member of SPE

Alan Broxson

Danos Names Broxson Division Manager

been charged with leading the API integration into the Danos organization and leveraging the companies’ resources to expand I&E capabilities and offerings. Prior to joining Danos, Broxson, held senior-level management positions with CAMCO, Baker Hughes, NATCO and Weatherford in the U.S., United Kingdom, Middle East and Asia Pacific areas. With services including I&E construction, commissioning, maintenance, calibration and testing, control system design, system integration, manufacturing and installation, Danos’ new division will be able to provide a broad spectrum of I&E solutions

Trojan Battery Names Thomas President and CEO

including Chevron Corp. and Dresser Inc. Earlier in his career, he was a strategic management consultant with Arthur D. Little in its Global Energy practice. Thomas earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Wales and an MBA from Warwick Business School, both based in the United Kingdom. Elder, who has been president and CEO since 2013, joined Trojan in 2005 as chief financial officer and added the title of chief operating officer in 2008. He became president in 2010 and took on the role of CEO following Trojan’s equity partnership with Charlesbank Capital Partners

Harald Scherleitner (Photo: Fronius)

Fronius Perfect Welding Division Under New Management

. Customers and their needs have to be at the heart of everything we do. Every activity and development we make has one primary goal: to save our customers money,” explains Scherleitner.   His successor at the Perfect Charging Division, Patrick Gojer, was formerly the head of Fronius United Kingdom

Mott MacDonald Signs Up to The 5% Club

Global management, engineering and development consultancy Mott MacDonald has signed up to The 5% Club, an industry-led campaign focused on creating career opportunities for apprentices and graduates in the United Kingdom. Members of the club commit to ensuring that at least 5% of their UK workforces are on a formalized apprentice, sponsored student and/or graduate program. With the growth in infrastructure investment, the UK Government’s National Infrastructure Plan for Skills has identified the need for more than 250,000 construction and over 150,000 engineering construction workers by 2020

Jeff McCray (Photo: HII)

Huntington Ingalls Industries to Open Australian Office

, he held several business development positions for BAE Systems, including vice president, international business development, in Asia and Europe. He is a graduate of Randolph-Macon College, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in political science, and the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom, where he earned a master’s degree in international relations.   The 2,500-square foot office space is centrally located in Canberra near Parliament House, the Defense Department’s Russell Offices and the airport. HII said it is hiring office staff and expects to officially

Petterson Named Great Lakes CEO

Berger will work to ensure a seamless transition.   Petterson brings to the role 35 years of experience in the engineering, construction and maritime industries. Over the tenure of his career, he gained considerable international experience while working and living in Norway, Asia and the United Kingdom to oversee operations and major projects in Australia, Middle East and South America. Most recently, he served as a private consultant to clients in the oil and gas sector. Petterson served as chief operating officer and executive vice president at Chicago Bridge and Iron (CB&I) from 2009

Scott Stephen (Photo: Ashtead Technology)

Stephen Joins Ashtead Technology

Ashtead from RSL NDT where he held the role of UK manager and was previously with Euro NDT as general manager, both based in Aberdeen.   The move comes as the independent firm, which has facilities in Aberdeen, London, Abu Dhabi, Houston and Singapore, recently gained certification from the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) for the calibration of NDT equipment and has expanded its NDT equipment rental fleet.   Having previously gained UKAS accreditation for the calibration of survey, positioning and oceanographic sensors, this most recent approval also covers the delivery of calibratio

Courtesy Foster Wheeler

Foster Wheeler Signs Agreement With BOC to Replace Heat Exchangers

generation technology that designs, manufactures and erects steam generating and auxiliary equipment for power stations and industrial facilities and also provides a wide range of aftermarket services. The company is based in Zug, Switzerland, and its operational headquarters office is in Reading, United Kingdom

Adam Singer, Chair, UKHO

New UK Hydrographic Office Chair Appointed

Adam Singer has been appointed to the role of Chair of the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) for three years. He takes over the role from Sandra Rogers who has served on the Hydrographic Office Board for 13 years. Adam is currently Chairman of the British Screen Advisory Council, Digital Radio UK, and the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society. He is also on the Board of Trustees for The Sixteen, one of the U.K.’s leading choral groups. Adam has worked in broadcasting and telecoms in the U.K., U.S., France and Japan. He launched the Discovery Channel in Europe, helped

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