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Global Marine Group appoints three directors

Aug 01, 2018
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Global Marine Systems, trading as the Global Marine Group, appointed Ian Bryan, managing director of group operations; Mike Daniel, managing director of global offshore and Mark Preece, managing director of CWind to its board of directors effective from July 2 2018.

The company, which provides offshore engineering services to the telecommunications, renewables and oil & gas industries, said these appointments expand the board from four members which include Dick Fagerstal chairman, Ian Douglas chief executive officer, Richard Fraser-Smith chief financial officer and Bruce Neilson-Watts managing director, Global Marine to seven directors, that share a combined wealth of industry and business transformation experience ensuring successful onward stewardship.

Bryan, has been working for the group since August 2016, and brings a comprehensive background in marine engineering and renewable energy. He is a chartered engineer, and has successfully delivered major capital projects and launched new service lines in multiple sectors.

Daniel, has led global offshore since the acquisition in 2017 and is an industry veteran with over 35 years’ experience. He directs a proven team that has an exemplary track record in successful operational delivery for major global companies such as E.ON, Shell and BP.

Preece, who has worked extensively in the offshore and maritime sectors, joined CWind in 2017. He has built a solid reputation for delivering complex, high value projects, having formerly served as executive vice chairman at PDi Ltd, CEO of CEONA Offshore and CEO of Reef Subsea.

Ian Douglas, chief executive officer of Global Marine Group said “Following the group’s recent successes, in particular the acquisition and subsequent integration of the Global Offshore team and the formation of CWind Taiwan, it is now the right time to add strength to our board to further enable our future growth.”

Douglas added, “We have a robust business model which brings innovative offshore engineering capabilities to multiple sectors. I’m delighted that we’ve added these three accomplished business leaders to the board, I am confident that they will add great value and that the business will benefit from their insights, commercial acumen and governance.”