KDM Marine Names New Regional Manager for Eastern Hemisphere

KDM Marine International, part of the James Fisher Group, has appointed Faisel Chaudry as Regional Manager for the Eastern Hemisphere. 

Faisel, who has more than eight years’ experience in the oil and gas and offshore renewables industries, is tasked with growing the market-leading company’s presence in the region.

Focusing on the Middle East, India, North Africa and Asia Pacific countries, Faisel is responsible for opening new markets and managing the company’s equipment stationed in the area. He said: “This is a dynamic company with strong growth ambitions and I am delighted to be establishing its foothold in this significant marketplace.

“KDM Marine International offers a proven technology which will significantly reduce costs for companies operating in this region. We will be the key provider of mass flow and subsea excavation services in this major energy zone.”

Based in the United Arab Emirates, Faisel will be highlighting the benefits of the equipment and services, including the Launch and Recover System (LARS), to the market. Tools will be strategically located in the Middle East and Asia to service the region. Expert teams will also be provided to manage projects on-site for clients, the company informed.

Kenneth R. Mackie, Managing Director at KDM Marine International, said:

“It is fantastic for us to have secured Faisel’s skills and expertise to launch our market-leading range of subsea excavation tools and services in the Eastern Hemisphere.

“This is an important marketplace with vast potential and was a natural next step as we continue to expand the company and its global footprint.

“We are proud to have the most efficient and effective suite of excavation tools available. Our team’s track record in this sector is testament to what we can achieve, and are achieving, for clients all over the world.”

The company has also recently appointed Ruth Pirie as QHSE Manager. Ruth, who has more than eight years’ experience in health and safety, is responsible for developing and maintaining the quality management system with a view to gaining ISO 9001:2008 certification.