Subsea cable and connector specialist Hydro Group has appointed William “Bill” Mildon, as president of newly formed Hydro Group Systems Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary in Pinellas County, Fla.
With nearly 40 years’ experience in undersea product development from complex sonars to sensors and undersea cable and connectors, Mildon has held a number of senior positions, most recently as technical director at Nest Technical Services. He has led teams in submarine penetration designs, under water connectors and numerous fiber optic inter-connect products.
In his new role Mildon will be focused on shaping and delivering Hydro Group Systems to carry the same vision of Hydro Group Plc, based in Aberdeen, Scotland. Along with developing this vision in the U.S. naval, oil and gas and renewable sectors, he is also to set up a manufacturing facility to produce Hydro Group products to the U.S. market.