Oceaneering International, a provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore oil and gas industry, has announced the appointment of William (Bill) J. Boyle as Senior Vice President, Asset Integrity.
In this role, William Boyle will be responsible for Oceaneering’s Asset Integrity business worldwide, and he will report to Chief Operating Officer Clyde Hewlett.
This business provides asset integrity management, corrosion management, inspection, and non-destructive testing services to customers in the oil and gas, power generation, and petrochemical industries.
Rod Larson, Oceaneering’s President, stated, “I am pleased to welcome Bill to Oceaneering. With more than 30 years of international experience in the offshore and subsea industry, Bill has the proven leadership skills and management capabilities needed to take our asset integrity service offerings to the next level. We are focusing on utilizing the latest surface and subsea technologies and risk-based asset integrity methodologies to improve process safety while lowering our customers’ total cost of ownership.”
Prior to joining Oceaneering, Boyle held senior leadership positions at several companies in the oilfield services and other related industries. Most recently, he was Chief Executive Officer at Underwater Integrity Solutions. Boyle graduated from Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Scotland.
The company also announced on Tuesday that Michael C. Leys, who previously held this position, will become Oceaneering’s Vice President, Operations – Asset Integrity.
Oceaneering said that, in this role, Leys will assist Boyle with the day-to-day operations and facilitate a smooth succession until his retirement later in the year.