October 1st, 2018

Key Appointments for UTEC’s StarNet and Geomarine Business Units

Key Appointments for UTEC’s StarNet and Geomarine Business Units 

UTEC, a global survey company in subsea services group Acteon, has appointed long-term employee, Greg Hammond to head up its UTEC StarNet Business Unit, and Jon Beatty to lead its UTEC Geomarine Business Unit.

Paul Smith, UTEC Group Managing Director, said, “I am pleased to welcome Greg and Jon to the UTEC leadership team and I am confident their expertise and experience will significantly contribute to our strategy to drive UTEC into new technological and geographical areas.”

Greg took on the StarNet Business Unit Director role in May 2018 having been with StarNet for over 13 years. During this time Greg and has been instrumental in StarNet’s development, most recently in the role of Business Development Manager. Previous to this Greg supported the development of iSite, StarNet’s visual asset management solution.

Jon joined UTEC Geomarine in August 2018 as Managing Director and is responsible for its range of geotechnical services which, when combined with UTEC’s geophysical survey offering, provides a one stop solution for seabed characterisation and sampling.

With over 25 years of international experience with Schlumberger, Jon has served in a variety of technical and management positions spanning the domains of Reservoir Characterisation, Well Construction, Completions and Production.

Utec Team - Business Unit Director Greg Hammond
Utec Team - Business Unit Director Jon Beatty