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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Brown University News

 Richard Minogue  (Photo: FarSounder)

FarSounder Hires Minogue

FarSounder has announced Richard Minogue as Office & Finance Administrator. He will work closely with the CEO on accounting, corporate contracts, and human resources, in addition to providing administrative support to the FarSounder team.Minogue joins FarSounder with a background in human resources and finance. Much of his career has been at Brown University where he developed his skills supporting the School of Engineering.

Commissioner Maffei being sworn in (Photo: FMC)

Former Congressman Maffei Joins the FMC

Daniel B. Maffei was sworn-in on July 18, 2016 as a Commissioner of the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) for a term expiring June 30, 2017. Maffei was nominated on November 19, 2015, confirmed by the United States Senate on June 29, 2016 and appointed to the Commission by the President July 18, 2016. A native of Syracuse, New York, Commissioner Maffei worked as an aide to both Members of the House of Representatives and the United States Senate. He later served two non-consecutive…

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NOIA Elects McEvoy, Chairman Welch Vice Chair

The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) Board of Directors has elected Kevin McEvoy as Chairman and Dave Welch as Vice Chairman for the upcoming 2016-2017 term. McEvoy and Welch assumed their positions at the NOIA Annual Meeting today in Washington, D.C. Since 2011, McEvoy has served as Chief Executive Officer of Oceaneering International, Inc., global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore oil and gas industry, with a focus on deepwater applications.

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Taylor to Chair NOIA Board

The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) Board of Directors has elected Cindy B. Taylor as Chair and Kevin McEvoy as Vice Chairman for the upcoming 2015-2016 term. Taylor and McEvoy assumed their positions at the NOIA Annual Meeting today in Washington, DC. Since 2007, Cindy has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Oil States International, Inc., a publicly traded diversified oilfield services company headquartered in Houston. She also serves on the company’s board of directors, and has been NOIA’s Vice Chair for the 2014 -2015 term.

Scott F. Harris, The Safariland Group CFO (Credit: Safariland)

Safariland Appoints Harris CFO

The Safariland Group , a global provider of safety and survivability products for the public safety, military, professional and outdoor markets, announced the appointment of Scott F. Harris as Chief Financial Officer. As CFO, Harris will be a member of the Company’s executive leadership team and will oversee the global finance and accounting operations of the company. Harris will report to Scott O’Brien, President. Harris joins the company after spending the past 14 years at Delphi Automotive PLC, a vehicle components manufacturer.

Update on Davie Yards

Ocean Hotels Plc. On 25 February 2010, Davie Yards announced it has filed for creditor protection under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) with the Québec Superior Court, in Canada. On 26 February 2010, Tore Enger resigned from the Board of Directors of Ocean Hotels PLC and following a Board of Directors meeting that was held the same day, Alexandros Tsirikos was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors. The Board is looking into terminating the management agreement between Ocean Hotels and Teco Management…

Birnbaum Named Director of MMS

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar appointed Liz Birnbaum, an attorney with two decades of federal government and private sector experience in energy and environmental policy, as Director of the Department’s Minerals Management Service. The appointment does not require Senate confirmation. As Director of the Minerals Management Service, Birnbaum administers programs that ensure the effective management of renewable and traditional energy and mineral resources on the nation’s Outer Continental Shelf…