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David Currie appointed as Chief Executive Officer of JDR

: JDR is pleased to announce the appointment of David Currie as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors, effective 12 January 2015.

David is an accomplished industry leader with nearly 30 years’ experience in the global offshore energy industry, most recently the UK Regional President for Aker Solutions.  Previously to that he spent the bulk of his career at FMC Technologies where he held a range of senior positions, the last of which was Director of Global Subsea Operations.

JDR’s Executive Chairman, Pat Herbert, said: “I am delighted to welcome David to JDR. He brings a vast wealth of experience in the global subsea industry. His commercial knowledge of JDR’s key markets will be a valuable asset to the company as we develop our products and services for offshore oil, gas and renewables markets.”

David will focus on developing JDR’s commercial opportunities, creating new opportunities for the company’s industry-leading products and services; from subsea production umbilicals, IWOCS and power cables to aftermarket and installation services.  David will be based in the UK, travelling frequently between JDR’s key oil and gas markets around the world.

David Currie commented: “It’s an exciting time to be joining JDR. With our continuing focus on technology and customer success, we are well positioned to support our partners in the challenges our markets face both today and in the long term.”