Magseis Fairfield adds new CTO

  • Business & Finance

Magseis Fairfield has appointed Mark Zajac as chief technology officer, effective June 01, 2020.

Zajac joins from Schlumberger and brings over 30 years of experience in the oil field services industry.

He will replace Nils Heieren, who has decided to leave the company after close to seven years.

“I am glad to welcome Mark Zajac as part of the management team. He brings with him a wealth of technology management and international business experience, and I look forward to working with him to further develop our technology leadership position and our future OBN systems. I will also take the opportunity to thank Nils Halvor Heieren for his many contributions to the development of the company over the years, and wish him well in his new endeavours,” said Carel Hooijkaas, Magseis Fairfield CEO.

Mark Zajac has held a variety of global leadership positions in marine seismic operations, support and technology with WesternGeco, including applied technology marine manager, global operations support manager, and vice president for Southeast Asia.

His technology management experience includes acquisition, positioning, streamer and towing systems development, and development of acquisition techniques and practices.

Mark began his career on a Western Geophysical 3D marine seismic crew after obtaining as MSc in Oceanographic Technology from the Florida Institute of Technology, and he also holds an MBA in Technology Management from the University of Phoenix.

He will permanently relocate to Oslo to join the Magseis Fairfield headquarters team.

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