Nautronix, a company specializing in Through Water Communication and Positioning Technology for the Offshore Industry, has appointed Alessandra Bunel as Business Development Manager for the Brazilian region. Alessandra will be based full time at Nautronix’ Brazilian office in Rio de Janeiro and will be responsible for developing new business opportunities and increasing the company’s presence in the region.
Alessandra brings a wealth of industry experience in Business Development and Sales. Her most recent role was Business Development Director with Drilling Systems Ltd- Innovation in Simulations. In this role she was responsible for developing the business within Latin America and she has significant experience working in the region. Alessandra is a Brazilian National and is fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish and her experience of the market will be invaluable for Nautronix.
Mark Patterson the CEO of Nautronix said “I am delighted to welcome Alessandra to Nautronix at this exciting time and look forward to working with her. There is a great deal of opportunities currently in the Brazilian region for Nautronix. The opening of our new office in Brazil puts us in an ideal position to effectively promote the Nautronix brand and products in the region.”
Alessandra Bunel said “There is no doubt about the growth and the importance of the Brazilian market for the Oil and Gas industry worldwide. In addition, the challenges faced by the deepwater operations at the pre-salt are enormous. Nautronix has cutting edge technology solutions to overcome these challenges, increasing safety and productivity through our state of the art signalling technology. I am very pleased to have the opportunity to use my skills and experience to contribute to the company’s growth within the region and be part of a new era in underwater communication and positioning”.
Nautronix has been active in the Brazilian market for several years and is currently pursuing a number of opportunities in the region. They have recently been awarded multimillion contracts for supply of their Systems which meet the specification requirements for working in Brazilian waters, for new ultra-deepwater drill ships. Nautronix already have a number of systems operating in vessels offshore Brazil.
The appointment of Alessandra will allow Nautronix to continue to build upon the business relationships already established in the region and emphasise Nautronix’ commitment to Brazil.
Offshore Energy Today Staff, January 24, 2012; Image: Nautronix