Former Subsea 7 VP joins Aberdeen subsea firm

Stephen Steel, new director at Ashtead Technologies.
Stephen Steel, new director at Ashtead Technologies.

A former vice president with Subsea 7 has been announced as Ashtead Technology’s corporate development director, based in Westhill, near Aberdeen.

With more than 20 years’ experience in oil and gas, Mr Steele most recently held the role of vice president of i-Tech Services at Subsea 7.

He has also held a number of senior leadership roles in the UK and Norway, including vice president of sales, marketing and strategy at Subsea 7 and group supply chain director at Cooper Cameron, now OneSubsea.

Allan Pirie, CEO of Ashtead Technology, said: “We are in a great position to achieve our future ambitions as a business and Stephen’s appointment will be pivotal in driving forward the next stage of our development. He has significant experience in delivering business growth and will be a valuable addition to our senior management team.”

Mr Steele said: “Ashtead Technology is a very ambitious company and continues to strengthen its service offering both by investment in new technologies and people, and through acquisition. Innovation, service quality and building strong client relationships are core components of Ashtead and I’m really excited to be joining such an experienced, knowledgeable and talented team.”