People on the move

Oct. 28, 2022
This weekly update provides the latest in senior appointments, promotions, retirements and more across the offshore energy industry.

Offshore staff

HOUSTON  Port of Aberdeen has appointed Roddy James as its first CCO. James joins the Port having held a wide range of leadership positions within the energy and marine sectors for more than 20 years, including Utility ROV Services, N-Sea and Stork.

Wind industry service company FairWind has named Sisse Mai CFO and member of the executive management team. She will join the company no later than Feb. 1, 2023, reporting to CEO John Funch.

NDT Global has appointed Oliver Baur vice president of Global Robotics and general manager, Norway.

Ørsted has appointed Henriette Holm as its new country manager for Japan. Holm currently serves as Ørsted’s head of project development and programs in the UK and, according to Ørsted, has been instrumental in developing the Hornsea offshore wind projects. She will transition into her new role in November and will be based in Ørsted’s Tokyo office from Jan. 1, 2023.

Global energy and marine consultancy ABL Group establishes an entity in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Donald MacMillan will head up the new entity, alongside his roles as ABL’s country manager in KSA and Bahrain.

Specialist oil and gas engineering firm, Quanta EPC, has announced two senior level appointments: Ian Clifford has been appointed as chairman and non-executive of the board and chartered accountant, and Catherine Earl will take up the role of strategic finance director.

A Robert Gordon University (RGU) engineering academic is the new lead for a network that helps the oil and gas industry deal with issues around sand. RGU’s Dr. Gbenga Oluyemi will spearhead the Sand Management Network after taking over from professor Iain Steel, who recently retired as head of engineering at the university.