Subsea specialist Acteon Group has appointed Chris Johnston as group managing director for InterMoor.
Mr Johnston, who has more than 35 years of domestic and international industry experience, will be responsible for its global moorings and anchors business.
Most recently he was vice president at Valaris where he was responsible for overseeing and leading the North and South Americas team managing a fleet of 29 rigs.
As group managing director of InterMoor, which provides mooring, foundations and subsea services to the oil and gas industry, he will be based in Houston, USA.
Mr Johnston said: “I am delighted to be joining InterMoor and look forward to putting my experience to work and building on the excellent work already undertaken to establish a fully integrated and international moorings and anchors business for Acteon, particularly in the upcoming area of renewables.”