Experienced industry figure Rod Buchan has been appointed executive chairman at IMES Group.
Rod has more than 30 years’ experience in the oil and gas sector, including five years as managing director of Aker Offshore Partner in Aberdeen.
In 2013, he established his own management company to advise oil and gas clients on their growth and other strategic issues.
IMES, which has six operational locations in the UK and one in the United States, is a leading marine and subsea business, providing inspection, monitoring and engineering solutions to the global energy, defence and industrial markets.
Melfort Campbell, co-founder and chairman of IMES Group Holdings, said: “Rod is a well-known and highly-respected industry executive, with a track record of growing companies through leadership, strategic development, strong commercial management and customer service.