Seacor Holdings Inc. has announced that Richard J. Ryan, the Company’s Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, has communicated his intention to retire from the Company, effective as of August 1, 2014, after a highly successful seventeen year career with the Company.
The Company named Matthew R. Cenac as Ryan’s successor as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer. Cenac began his career at the Company in 2003 as Corporate Controller. In 2005, he became the Company’s Chief Accounting Officer.
Charles Fabrikant, the Company’s Executive Chairman, said: “I would like to acknowledge Richard’s outstanding contribution to SEACOR both in his early roles within our Offshore Marine Services group and, since 2005, in his capacity as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. He successfully navigated us through the various challenges presented to public companies in the modern era in terms of corporate governance, risk management, and public reporting. He has laid the groundwork for our continuing growth and development.”
Fabrikant added: “I would also like to congratulate Matt on his appointment. Matt has done an outstanding job as our Chief Accounting Officer, and I am certain he will continue to maintain the high standards that have become a hallmark of SEACOR under Richard’s diligent stewardship.”