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People & Company News tion and support ofÞ ce serving in the Þ rst year Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Singapore and will provide customer support, technical know-how, products and personnel for projects in the region. This new regional base for Coda Octo- pus follows a number of very interesting projects in the oil and gas and marine salvage sectors undertaken in the region over the last few months where the Coda Octopus real time 3D sonar, Echoscope, has brought signiÞ cant operational and safety beneÞ ts for customers in the fre- quently turbid waters around Australia. Robert Carsley has been appointed as CEO of this newly formed Company. Sobeck New at NOAA Eileen Sobeck was appointed assistant administrator for NOAA Fisheries. She assumed her new position on January 27, taking the helm from Samuel Rauch, who has served as acting assistant ad- ministrator since 2012. Rauch will re-turn to his previous position as deputy assistant administrator for Regulatory Programs.Sobeck is a graduate of Stanford Uni-versity and Stanford Law School. She also has the honor of having a species of PaciÞ c nudibranch, Hallaxa hileenae, named for her. She has been snorkeling and diving all over the world, most re- cently on a trip with her family to In- donesia.Ashtead Appoints Lee, MorrisonInternational subsea equipment solu-tions specialist Ashtead Technology strengthened its global team with two key appointments in its Singapore and Aberdeen ofÞ ces. Wendy Lee was ap- pointed regional general manager in Singapore and Paul Morrison was ap- pointed key account manager in Aber- deen.Seatronics Promotes MiddletonSeatronics, an Acteon company, pro- moted Phil Middleton to deputy man-aging director based in the Aberdeen ofÞ ce. Middleton has 18 yearsÕ experi- ence in the oil and gas industry and 13 years within the rental market. During this time, he has demonstrated expertise in engineering, operations, commercial and business development. MiddletonÕs qualiÞ cations include a BEng Hons de- gree in electronic and electrical engi-neering from Robert Gordon University. Management Changes at Ellicott DredgeEllicott Dredge Enterprises announced two personnel changes to its senior man- agement team. Gert de Vries has joined as Senior Director of Engineering, in which capacity he will be supporting the engineering departments of all of Elli-cottÕs brands, principally Ellicott and Rohr-Idreco. He will also be mentoring the companyÕs engineering teams. Rob Schettle has been promoted to General Manager at EllicottÕs subsidiary Liquid Waste Technology. He will now be re- sponsible for running EllicottÕs plant in New Richmond, Wisconsin. Sonardyne Appoints Gleeson VP for Asia Sonardyne International Ltd. announced the promotion of Anthony Gleeson to the position of Vice President Sonar- dyne Asia Pte, based in Singapore. Gleeson joined Sonardyne in 2009 and brought with him a wealth of knowledge and experience from his previous sales and offshore engineer roles at Teledyne TSS and Seistech Offshore. During his time so far with Sonardyne, he has been highly inß uential in developing business opportunities in the region, particularly in China. Propeck Joins Global Diving Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. hired John Propeck as General Manager for their Gulf Coast regional ofÞ ce, located in Houston.The company adds that Propeck brings with him over 45 years of multifaceted experience in the commercial diving Carsely Sobeck Morrison LeeMarch 2014 80 MTRMTR #2 (66-81).indd 80MTR #2 (66-81).indd 802/22/2014 2:13:09 PM2/22/2014 2:13:09 PM

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