Ferguson Modular appoints UK Business Development ManagerCompany News // March 30, 2011
Offshore accommodation specialist Ferguson Modular Ltd, part of the Ferguson Group, has appointed a new UK Business Development Manager to help pursue opportunities for further growth in the UK renewables and oil & gas sectors.
Steven Simpson joins the company from Orion Group and has several years experience in business development within the oil & gas industry. He takes over the post from Gary Lindsay, who is relocating to Singapore to become Ferguson Modular’s Business Development Manager South East Asia/Australasia.
The appointments are among a number of initiatives taken by Ferguson Modular to ensure the business maintains its position in offshore accommodation, including significant ongoing investment in increasing its hire fleet of accommodation and workspace modules both in the UK and its operating bases around the world.
Gary Wilson, director of business development at Ferguson Modular, said: “Steven’s background in business development and knowledge of the UK energy industry means he is ideally placed to maintain Ferguson Modular’s reputation for excellent customer service while identifying new business opportunities.’’
Mr Simpson said: “I am very pleased to be joining such an experienced team and am looking forward to playing a part in further developing the business. The North Sea remains an important part of the global market and we believe there is great potential for our accommodation modules supporting offshore renewables projects as well as the oil & gas industry.’’