Global offshore survey company UTEC has further strengthened its Asian position with the appointment of a new general manager.
Bob Coutts has joined the growing team at UTEC Survey Asia Pte Ltd in Malaysia and brings to the role more than 20 years of experience in the Asia Pacific region, most recently as VP of Sonardyne Asia Pte Ltd, Kongsberg Maritime Pte Ltd and Fugro Geodetic.
Commenting on his appointment,Coutts said: “My industry experience has given me a strong understanding of the cultural diversity that influences regional business practices and this will be crucial in developing what is an increasingly important geographic area for UTEC.”
UTEC CEO Martin O’Carroll adds: “As UTEC continues to flourish on a global scale, it is crucial to have experienced professionals on board to drive the company forward.
“The appointment of Bob Coutts underlines this ethos and helps position the company for further growth in a key marketplace.”
UTEC is one of the world’s largest independent offshore survey companies providing a wide range of services including offshore positioning, construction support, geophysical (conventional towed and AUV) surveys, measurement technology (dimensional control including laser scanning and modeling, metocean surveys and geotechnical (consultancy & sampling) services. UTEC has offices located around the world including: Aberdeen, Houston, Singapore, Naples, Perth, Dubai, Rio de Janeiro and Calgary.