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www.seadiscovery.com Marine Technology Reporter 51 2007, Aasheim will join the
Corporate Management Board of the new company as head of Group
Until her successor in Hydro is appointed, the functions reporting to
Aasheim will report directly to Eivind
Reiten, President and Chief
Executive Officer. This includes
Human Resources, Health,
Environment and Safety and
Corporate Social Responsibility.
All Systems Go for OSIL with New MD
OSIL (Ocean Scientific
International Ltd.) announced that
Dr. Richard Williams, previously
Sales Director for the company, has taken over as Managing Director. In recent years, substantial contracts have lead to OSIL's record year with a turnover in excess of $5 million.
OSIL's Chairman and founder, Paul
Ridout, said, "Richard has con- tributed to the growth and success of
OSIL and I look forward to contin- ued expansion in the future."
Following Richard's appointment,
Paul Ridout will be continuing his existing role as Chairman of OSIL and Managing Director of OSIL's subsidiary OceanPure.
Richard's initial plans for the com- pany include the expansion of OSIL's instrument calibration facility with the launch of Cal-Check, a new serv- ice providing interim calibration checks for instrument manufacturers and users alike.
IVS 3D Opens UK Office
IVS 3D, Inc., provider of the
Fledermaus 3D visualization soft- ware, opened a regional headquarters in the United Kingdom to service the growing demand for the company's processing, QC and analysis software solutions in Europe, Middle East and
Africa. Government agencies, com- mercial companies and universities in
Europe have been strong adopters of the Fledermaus software in its ocean people & companies
Gilman Takes MTS Helm
Bruce C. Gilman, P.E., took over the presidency of the Marine Technology
Society (MTS) on January 1, 2007, for a two-year term after serving as president-elect for the past two years.
The Marine Technology Society is an international, professional society comprising ocean technologists, engineers, scientists, business leaders and educators.
Gilman, who provides technical and business-management consulting services to the offshore industry, has been involved in the marine and offshore industry for over 45 years, with an emphasis on engineering, operations and business management.
A graduate of Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, N.Y., he earned a degree in aeronautical engineering and began his career as a U.S. Army diving officer and then commanding officer of a U.S. Army Port Construction Unit. He has since held senior executive positions in the offshore industry, including as president at Ocean Systems, Inc.; Perry Offshore, Inc.; Sonat Subsea
Services, Inc., (which he founded); and Sonsub, Inc., from which he retired after serving as president, chief executive officer and director.
A registered professional engineer and fellow of the Marine Technology
Society, he is also a director on the board of the Monterey Bay Aquarium
Research Institute and serves as chairman of the board of Deep Marine
Technology, Inc. Gilman has served on the National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration's peer-review panels, as well as National
Academy of Science, National Research Council committees. He is current- ly a member of NOAA's Ocean Exploration Advisory Working Group.
Bruce C. Gilman, P.E.
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