Harkand strengthens management team in Gulf of MexicoCompany News // April 4, 2014
Harkand has made a key appointment by securing industry veteran Mike Brown as general manager of diving services in North America.
A US Navy veteran, Mr Brown has considerable experience of commercial diving in the offshore oil and gas sector having held number of senior positions in a career spanning more than 35 years.
He was most recently working with Chet Morrison Contractors as general manager of the offshore construction division. Prior to CMC, he worked as vice president and general manager with EPIC Divers & Marine Contractors, a subsidiary of Tetra Technologies; and worked across 36 countries in five continents.
A past president of the Association of Diving Contractors International (ADCI), Brown is currently serving as co-vice-chairman of the International Association of Oil & Gas Producers Commercial Diving sub-committee, and is the offshore diving representative for the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (NOSAC) in US.
Based in Houston, he will be responsible for development of Harkandís diving services in the North America region.
Mr Brown holds diving certification from the Coastal School of Deep Sea Diving, California, and Executive Management credentials from Booth University, Chicago.