Jaya Holdings appoints George Horsington as President Business DevelopmentCompany News // August 16, 2012
Jaya Holdings has appointed George Horsington, a senior executive from the Singapore offshore sector, as the company’s first President for Business Development.
Mr Horsington, 38, is set to join Jaya on September 6th 2012 after more than 10 years in various senior management positions with Swire Pacific Offshore Operations.
The new position is an executive appointment and Mr Horsington will be responsible for all areas of business development including business extension, business expansion and cultivating new business.
He will also contribute to Jaya’s chartering business, and be the primary marketing resource for its ship-building/ship-repair business.
Venkatraman Sheshashayee, Jaya Holdings Chief Executive Officer, said: “This newly created post is a pivotal one for Jaya Holdings and we are delighted that George Horsington is joining us.
“With our new vision and strategic direction in place, we need to develop new markets and businesses and for us to do that successfully, we need a dedicated resource.
"George Horsington will oversee the development of new business for Jaya on a global basis and we have every confidence he has the track record and experience to be able to deliver that.”
Mr Horsington added: “I am very pleased to be joining Jaya Holdings and its new management team. I believe Jaya is a company which has exciting ideas and is well positioned to take full advantage of the many opportunities becoming available in the global offshore oil and gas sector.”
“It is my intention to be in a position to identify and then help execute Jaya’s strategy in order to fully exploit those opportunities.”
Mr Horsington was previously general manager with Swire Pacific Offshore Operations Ltd and its subsidiaries and has been located in Singapore at various times since 2001.
He is a graduate of Cambridge University in the UK.