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Featured People — January 2016 Issue

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Dr. Matt Ajemian
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Miguel Amor
Dr. Matt Ajemian has joined Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at Florida Atlantic University as a fish ecologist with interests in elasmobrachs and economically important reef and coastal sportfish. Previously, he was a researcher with the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

VERIPOS has appointed Miguel Amor as global vice president of marketing and product development. Amor has 12 years’ experience in the marketing and business development field, as well as GNSS industry experience.

Radio Holland Singapore appointed Danny Tan general manager at the official office relocation opening ceremony. Tan has more than 30 years of experience in the maritime business, with 17 years at Radio Holland in Singapore and Malaysia.

Dr. Rolf Wirtz has been named CEO of ATLAS ELEKTRONIK GmbH. Wirtz was senior vice president and acted as head of numerous business units. The management board also appointed Dr. Jens Bodo Koch to fulfill the duties of COO.

Offshore Installation Services (OIS) has named Colin Shellard as its new managing director. Shellard will be responsible for setting the strategy at OIS as the company continues to focus on new opportunities in the offshore decommissioning sector. He will also play a key role in developing opportunities for OIS to work with other Acteon companies.

Joe Pitcher has been appointed director to lead business development efforts at Videotel. Pitcher brings a wealth of maritime sales experience and was previously head of sales at V. Group Marine Services.

GAC Group has appointed Shanaka Fernando as regional business development manager, oil and gas - Middle East. Fernando has been with GAC Group since 1994, serving as business manager in Sri Lanka, Qatar, Thailand and Bahrain. He will act as the key liaison point between GAC and new and existing customers in the Middle East’s upstream oil and gas industry.

Joe Bauschka has been named U.S. sales manager for Ocean Signal. Bauschka will be handling increased demand for Ocean Signal’s rescueME and SafeSea ranges of recreational and commercial communication and safety products, as well as a growing distribution network in the U.S.

Bollinger Shipyards announced the promotion of Brent Blackburn to director of engineering. Blackburn has more than 16 years’ experience in the U.S. shipbuilding and maritime industry.


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