New ops manager for Underwater Cutting Solutions
Underwater Cutting Solutions (UCS), an Ashtead Technology company, has named Richard Lind its new operations manager.
Lind will lead operations from the company’s Inverurie, Aberdeenshire base, assisting UCS General Manager Fraser Collis.
Previously of Claxton Engineering, Lind brings BD and commercial management skills, having spent three decades within the subsea industry.
Richard Lind, operations manager, Underwater Cutting Solutions, said:
“I am excited to be taking on this role at UCS during such an important period for the business.
“With our exceptional in-house engineering capabilities, UCS is known for its ability to deliver tailored, cost-effective and reliable solutions for its clients.”
Lind has also held various roles while working for Proserv and Baker Hughes in the Middle East and Asia.
Fraser Collis, general manager, UCS, said:
“Richard’s industry knowledge and experience will be vital in the execution of near and long-term business objectives.
“I look forward to working closely with him as we continue to deliver comprehensive subsea and topside cutting, dredging, cleaning and coating removal services for our clients.
Ashtead acquired of Underwater Cutting Solutions in 2019 for an undisclosed sum.
This was the fifth deal by the subsea equipment and solutions specialist since its acquisition by Buckthorn Partners and APICORP in April 2016.