Aker Appoints New VP for Subsea Greenfield Projects

Oilfield service provider Aker Solutions reported Tuesday that its UK operation has appointed a new vice president to lead subsea greenfield projects.

Aker said that Bob Shaw's appointment is the latest in a series of new senior management appointments at the firm's subsea business in Aberdeen, Scotland, as the company embarks on the next stage of its growth strategy.

Shaw will lead development of all greenfield projects, focusing on work for key clients who include Statoil, Petrobras, Total, Dana Petroleum and ENI.

Aker Solutions UK Managing Director Matt Corbin commented in a statement:

“This is a key appointment for our subsea business in the UK. We have won a number of major contracts in recent months and Bob will play an important role in realizing our strategy as we look to capitalize on further opportunities going forward."




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