LOC, independent marine and engineering consultancy and survey organisation, appointed Dr Robin Bidwell, CBE as non-executive chairman.
Bidwell was the founding partner of the global environmental advisory firm ERM.
“His long experience there as Chief Executive and latterly as non-executive chairman is very relevant to LOC’s ambition to continue to grow their global network and to provide the very best support to international clients,” LOC said in a statement.
Dr Bidwell said: “I have spent most of my working life growing a successful global technical consultancy and I am looking forward to working with the management to help deliver a successful future for LOC.”
LOC CEO Andrew Squire said: “As we continue to expand our capabilities and our market reach we welcome the experience and guiding hand of Robin. He brings a wealth of expertise and I am confident that his chairmanship will further assist LOC realise its development potential and growth ambitions.”