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Oceanographic Instrumentation: Measurement, Process & Analysis
People & Company News
Orlinsky Thibodeaux Fisher Ward
Photo: JW Fisher
Photo: Fugro Chance
Photo: 2H Offshore ning to keep HYPACK at the forefront of as its new president. His appointment fol-
Obituary: Jack W. Fisher
Jack W Fisher, president of JW Fishers the hydrographic software industry. Pat lows the election of six new directors on
Mfg. passed away at home after a brief Sanders will continue to serve as the man- Ocean Energy Europe’s board.
illness on February 20, 2015. He was 73 ager of the software development group
Brandtzæg Joins MMT Norway years old. JW Fishers Mfg. was started and chairman of the board.
because Fisher, an avid diver, needed an Audun Brandtzæg has been appointed
New President at Fugro Chance underwater metal detector to use on a sal- by MMT as managing director for MMT vage project in the mid 1960s, and discov- Fugro Chance Inc. has appointed Blaine Norway.
ered there was no such device available. Thibodeaux to president. His responsi-
Cavazzi Joins ENVITIA Team
Over the next several years he designed bilities include Fugro’s Gulf of Mexico and built his own underwater metal de- and Arctic offshore operations, including ENVITIA has appointed Dr. Stefano tector. JW Fishers Mfg. was formed and marine positioning, offshore construction Cavazzi to the role of Geospatial Intelli-
Jack began building and selling his de- and subsea projects, and international gence (GEOINT) Consultant, responsible tectors to other divers. Over the next 50 services. Thibodeaux succeeds Glynn for providing expertise with respect to years the company developed into a en- Rhinehart, who will retire this year after Spatial Data Infrastructures, INSPIRE, terprise by designing, manufacturing and 19 years with Fugro. Cloud Computing for Government Solu- marketing an extensive line of underwater tions (G-Cloud), web services and GIS
Gilliam Named Greensea CMO search equipment. Over the past several technology for environmental manage- years Jack cut back on his own respon- Marybeth Gilliam brings more than 25 ment.
sibilities in the company while grooming years of experience to the position of
Lange Leads Schottel Hydro and developing others to take over. Karen Chief Marketing Of