DeepOcean hires John Baxter as Director, SURFCompany News // October 31, 2013
DeepOcean, AS, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV, has announced that John Baxter has been named Director, SURF.
“We are excited that John has decided to join DeepOcean to head our SURF team in Haugesund and Aberdeen. He has the experience and business contacts and we are confident that John will immediately contribute when he joins the DeepOcean team on 1 November 2013 ”, said Mads Bardsen, President of DeepOcean AS.
Mr Baxter has 24 years of international oil and& gas contracting experience. He joins the company from DOF Subsea Norway AS, where he has served as executive vice president for business acquisition.
Previously, Mr Baxter had several managing positions in Acergy, including technical director at Acergy’s Singapore office. Prior to that he was chief operating officer at NKT Flexibles.
Mr Baxter earned a Master of Business Administration from the Stockholm School of Economics in 2002, and also has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Abertay Dundee.
DeepOcean announced last week that the company has entered a five-and-a-half year charter agreement starting March 2016 for a newbuild installation vessel. The vessel will enhance DeepOcean’s current service offerings in the SURF segment in the Greater North Sea area.