The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has appointed new Chief Executive who will be joining on October 1, 2015.
Allen Leatt will be the new Chief Executive, coming from Subsea 7, where he has been Senior VP for Engineering and Project Management.
Leatt said: “I am delighted to be joining IMCA and determined to strengthen and build upon the organisation’s special position in the marine contracting industry.”
Leatt has over 30 years’ international experience in the marine contracting business with companies such as Subsea 7, Acergy and Technip. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers and a chartered engineer in the UK.
IMCA has made two appointments within the past 24 hours, the appointment of Allen Leatt as Chief Executive, and Richard Benzie as Technical Director.
IMCA’s President Bruno Faure said:
“I am delighted that we have been able to make these two key appointments. We had some superb applicants, and have chosen two personalities with outstanding profiles who know the industry well and will steer IMCA in the right direction. I very much look forward to working with them, as I’m sure will the members of the IMCA secretariat and all our members”.