Metoc appoints two new directors

Metoc plc has recently appointed two new directors to its board to support the continued growth of its technical and project management services.

Nov 3rd, 2003

Nov. 3, 2003 -- Metoc plc has recently appointed two new directors to its board to support the continued growth of its technical and project management services.

Chris Mooij is currently Business Manager of the Water Group, and he will continue to head this Group. He will be responsible for further expanding Metoc's capabilities and services to provide strategic and technical solutions to operators, regulators and industry in this important market.

His appointment comes after serving 13 years with Metoc, where he has been instrumental in the development of Metoc's Environmental Design Optimisation (EDO) process.

This is used to target the asset specification to environmental requirements and deliver benefits of sustainable development and optimised investment for operators and regulators. Chris is a qualified mathematical modeller and holds an MBA from Kingston University.

Dr Mike Osborne has been with Metoc since 1992, and has been responsible for developing the company's capabilities in spatial data management and geographic information systems (GIS) for coastal and offshore applications. Recently, Mike has worked closely with the UK Hydrographic Office to develop SeaZone, a new data service for marine GIS applications.

He is Business Manager of SeaZone and will continue to work with Metoc's other Business Groups to increase penetration of Metoc's informatics services in existing and new market sectors. He is also responsible for the company's ICT infrastructure. Mike is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer and has PhD in Physical Oceanography from the University of Southampton.

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