ABS is realigning its Americas Division operations to create two new regions: Canada and Mexico, and Central America and the Caribbean.
Through the realignment, ABS intends to strengthn localized leadership to help ABS members and clients take advantage of expanding opportunities.
ABS Americas President and COO, James Watson, said: “ABS recognises that the expansion of the Panama Canal, increased Arctic operations and growth in LNG markets present pivotal opportunities for our members and clients, and we are proactively realigning operations to strengthen our world-class service delivery to support them […] Canada, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean are areas of tremendous potential. In realigning our resources, ABS is better leveraging our global network and leading technology programmes to assist owners and operators in these regions.”
Joseph Rousseau has been appointed Regional Vice President for Canada, and will be the first ABS executive responsible for leading operations across the entire country. He will also serve as the main liaison between ABS and Transport Canada, working closely with the ABS Harsh Environment Technology Center at Memorial University to align ongoing research efforts with Canadian industry needs.
Homero Guerra will serve as Regional Vice President for Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean. Mr Guerra will oversee all company operations in Mexico, Central America, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, and the Caribbean Islands.
Edited from press release by Callum O'Reilly
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