Aquatic Names EMEA General Manager

Aquatic Engineering & Construction Ltd, an Acteon company, has appointed Martin Charles as regional general manager, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). This appointment contributes to Aquatic’s business strategy for 2014 and its ambitious expansion programme, which will improve customer service worldwide.


Charles will lead the company’s market development and project delivery across the EMEA region from Aquatic’s headquarters in Aberdeen, UK. He has a wealth of experience in oil and gas and associated market sectors, most recently with JDR Cable Systems Ltd, as the global services director responsible for developing the installation, aftermarket and maintenance business worldwide for JDR.

Group president of Aquatic, Chris Brooks, said, “It gives me great pleasure to welcome Martin to the Aquatic team as regional general manager for the EMEA region. The breadth of this region, which is critically important to Aquatic, requires high-level strategic management and hands-on detail focus. I know that Martin’s experience will bring new rigour and energy as we seek to achieve further growth and win new customers across all markets and sectors.”

This appointment follows the successful recruitment and appointment of Nick Dale as regional manager, Aquatic Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, who is based in Singapore.

Press Release, July 09, 2014