Ocean Installer is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert (Bob) Gillespie as the new Managing Director of Ocean Installer (UK) Ltd. Gillespie will lead the company’s UK office based in Aberdeen, where he’ll be responsible for growing our market share along with successfully and safely delivering projects. Ocean Installer is confident Bob has the right attributes for this vital role in a critical region.
“We are very pleased to welcome Bob to the Ocean Installer team,” said Kevin Murphy, Deputy CEO of Ocean Installer. “Bob is an accomplished leader with experience and competence that Ocean Installer will strongly benefit from. We see many exciting opportunities for Ocean Installer in the UK market, and bringing him on board is one of numerous strategic changes we are implementing to strengthen our service offering to UK clients”.
Bob Gillespie has 27 years’ experience in the international offshore oil & gas and offshore wind industries, including senior positions with Fugro, TechnipFMC, McDermott and most recently as Managing Director for DOF Subsea UK.
“I am very excited to join the Ocean Installer team at such a critical time in the Company’s growth story. My goal as Managing Director for Ocean Installer UK is to further develop relationships with our customers and partners to meet the evolving needs of these businesses and take Ocean Installer into its next phase of success. We will continue to play an essential role in the oil & gas subsea industry as well as taking a similar position in the renewables industry in the years to come. The Company is well-positioned to achieve this, due to its excellent track record, substantial backlog and resources.” said Robert Gillespie.