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JUL 2013

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people Observatory Operations Lead Global Diving & Salvage Inc. (Seattle, Washington) hired Jose' Vindeola for a Gulf Coast region business development/technical support position. Vindeola has more than 30 years of diving experience in both the offshore and inland sectors. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is the world's largest private institution dedicated to research and education at the frontiers of ocean sciences. We are driven to provide a unique total rewards package that supports these initiatives and complements WHOI's culture and values. That allows us to recruit, retain, and support the highest quality staff and provide an organization that nurtures creativity and innovation. Mikko Pelkonen has been appointed as senior vice president of human resources and member of the executive board for Cargotec Corp. (Helsinki, Finland). He will be responsible for corporate human resources strategy and implementation. Harry Nelson is now vice president, aquatic markets of Fluid Imaging Technologies (Yarmouth, Maine). Previously serving as director of aquatic sales and marketing, Nelson promoted the FlowCAM particle imaging and analysis system. A new member of the Teledyne Benthos (North Falmouth, Massachusetts) team, Dan Shropshire was hired as senior program manager. He will manage government programs and engineering specials across the program line. Responsible for all Shore-based Operations of deployed assets and instrumentation for the Coastal Global Scale Nodes (CGSN) Program. Lead the Ocean Glider and Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) piloting operations, monitor status and health of the deployed assets, and support the interface between the Program and the Science community. Requires Ph.D. or Master's Degree and 3 years of experience, or Bachelor's Degree with minimum 6 years of experience. Science or Engineering Degree(s) preferred. Demonstrable experience in the planning and operation of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) and/or Open Ocean Gliders. Due to the work on ITAR AUV's the Observatory Operations Lead must be a US Citizen. WHOI is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity EmployerM/F/D/V. Applications are reviewed confidentially. For a complete description and to apply please visit: The U.S. Offce of Naval Research has a new executive director for acquisition management. Rick O'Neil will manage grants, contracts and other transactions with research institutions and industry around the world. SEA TECHNOLOGY SERVICES THE WORLD Dr. Christopher W. Clark has joined Marinexplore (Sunnyvale, California) as vice president of acoustic data and environmental science. Dr. Clark will focus on bringing acoustic data processing capabilities into the Marinexplore data platform. W&O Supply (Jacksonville, Florida) has new leadership. Michael Page now serves as the vice president of East and West Coast operations, Greg Lechwar has been promoted to chief fnancial offcer, Kurt Gibson is now director of international business development and marketing and Fred Loomis has taken on the role of director of technical projects. NCS Survey Ltd. (Aberdeen, Scotland) has appointed John Meaden as managing director. Meaden brings more than 30 years of experience in the offshore survey industry. Promoted to engineering manager, Terry Wood will head an expansion of engineering resources for Saab Seaeye (Fareham, England). Chris Henderson was promoted to customer support manager for the company and will manage customer support for underwater vehicle systems. Senergy (Aberdeen, Scotland) has appointed two vice presidents, Ian Williamson and Dave Reed. Williamson will be based in the company's Queen's Terrace offce in Aberdeen, and Reed will operate from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. n Are you doing business in these countries? 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