ACE Winches strengthens Senior Management Team with appointment of Chris Waller as Engineering Manager (photo: Ace Winches)
ACE Winches, global deck machinery specialist, has strengthened its Senior Management Team with the appointment of Chris Waller as Engineering Manager.
Chris has more than 12 years’ experience in the subsea industry and holds a BEng Honours in Engineering from The Open University. Chris joins ACE Winches from SengS, where he held the position of Engineering Director for four years.
In his role, based at the company’s Scottish headquarters, Chris oversees all engineering activity at ACE Winches including management of the hydraulic, mechanical, structural, electrical, project engineering and document control departments. He leads a team of more than 30 employees with a strong focus on streamlining processes and developing new products and technologies for customers.
Chris commented: “I was attracted to the role at ACE Winches, where the company continues to grow in a challenging market. The company’s facility in Turriff is one of the best I have experienced and I look forward to really getting the best out of it in the coming months.
“ACE Winches has heavily invested in the engineering department and we continue to source the right expertise in response to customer demands.”
Richard Wilson, COO, ACE Winches says, “We are delighted to welcome Chris to the team at ACE Winches. His extensive knowledge of the subsea engineering market will be a huge asset to us and we look forward to seeing the results we know he’ll produce.”
“ACE Winches continues to enhance its offering and is investing heavily in new product development with our engineering teams. The challenging market can be a great opportunity for companies to look at improving operations and create greater efficiencies and this is certainly a focus for ACE Winches.”
Chris has held a number of senior roles in the oil and gas industry including subsea controls engineer at Aker Subsea, senior subsea engineer at Expro AX-S and design engineer at Subsea 7.