Preece Named Managing Director at CWind
Mark Preece has been appointed Managing Director of CWind, the Global Marine Group (GMG) offshore renewable business. Preece, who has extensive experience in the offshore and maritime sectors, joined CWind on an interim basis late in 2017. He has formerly served as Executive Vice Chairman at PDi Ltd, CEO of CEONA Offshore and CEO of Reef Subsea.
Ceona’s Chairman to Stand Down
that John Smith, Chairman of the company’s board, has stepped down with immediate effect due to ill-health. Smith has been involved in the oil and gas sector for more than 30 years and has been pivotal in overseeing the growth of Ceona since its inception in 2012, the company said. Mark Preece, Ceona’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), said, “John has been with Ceona since we started down the path to building the Ceona Amazon and his expertise has been vital in supporting the company to grow into the international organisation that it is today. “John is highly respected
Ceona Appoints Preece as New CEO
Ceona, SURF contractor with deepwater subsea construction capabilities, has announced that the company’s executive vice president commercial and business development, Mark Preece, has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Preece takes over from current CEO, Steve Preston, who after 40 years in the industry has decided to retire from operational management and step down. Steve has worked tirelessly to establish Ceona as a key subsea player over the last three years, having been a prime mover and overseeing the construction of the company’s purpose-built flagship, Ceona
Ceona Hires New Executive VP
Ceona announced the appointment of Mark Preece who will be joining the executive team as Executive Vice President Commercial and Business Development and will report to Steve Preston, CEO. Mark will join on the June 2, 2013. Mark has senior management, commercial, operations and business development experience gained both in the U.K. and international oil and gas and offshore renewable energy markets. Before joining CEONA Mark was CEO at the tier two subsea start-up company Reef Subsea, SVP Business Development and Marketing at Acergy, Managing Director with Bibby Line Ltd, and earlier was with
Reef Subsea Announce Management Changes
Mark Preece is to step down as CEO of the Reef Subsea Group by mutual agreement. The board has acknowledged and thanked Mr. Preece for his efforts in developing and positioning Reef Subsea as a strong subsea contractor in the oil and gas and offshore wind farm sectors. Duncan MacPherson, the current managing director of Reef Subsea Norway, will assume the interim role of CEO for the Reef Subsea Group. Prior to joining Reef Subsea, Mr. MacPherson was an executive VP of DOF Subsea and general manager in DOF Subsea Norway. Meanwhile, Mel Fitzgerald has been appointed board chairman.