HOUSTON, TX— Global Diving and Salvage, Inc., based in Seattle, WA, announces the hiring of Ryan Smithas general manager for its Gulf Coast Regional office, based in Houston, TX. In this position, Mr. Smith will be responsible for the day-to-day operations as well as the development of business opportunities.
“Smith understands our unique diving personality and company philosophy, and is someone who will be a good leader and manager for our Gulf operations,” states Devon Grennan, Global’s President. “Smith’s extensive experience in the maritime industry, coupled with his knowledge of the Gulf Coast region, provides him a unique perspective into this emerging market.”
Smith brings over 12 years of experience in the maritime industry in the Gulf Coast region. He comes from his previous position as the Vice President of Shipyard Representation at L&R Midland, responsible for managing the daily operations of the Shipyard Representation group. He was tasked with the cultivation, retention and growth of clients in the Houston shipping, drilling, and offshore construction market. Smith holds a degree in Marine Engineering Technology from the Maine Maritime Academy.
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ABOUT GLOBAL DIVING & SALVAGE:
Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. is based in Seattle, WA with additional offices in the San Francisco Bay Area; Houston, Texas; and Anchorage, Alaska. Founded in 1979 as a diving and marine services company it currently specializes in deep diving to 1,000 feet, Core service lines include; marine construction, casualty response, and offshore support service activities. Diving capabilities include saturation dive systems, mixed gas surface diving, remotely operated vehicles, and emergency response.
Global also offers a variety of environmental services as well as engineering support for projects requiring technical underwater procedures and tooling. Global is currently involved with marine construction projects throughout the United States, perform salvage projects internationally, and support the offshore oil and gas industry in the Gulf of Mexico and Cook inlet. For more information please visit: www.gdiving.com.