Royal Boskalis Westminster has appointed Bart Heijermans to the board of management with ultimate responsibility for the Offshore Energy division.
The appointment takes effect from September 01, 2018, the company informed.
Heijermans has extensive experience in the offshore industry, recently serving as CEO and board member of subsea services provider DeepOcean. Prior to that he held various senior management positions at companies including Helix Energy Solutions and Shell.
Peter Berdowski, Boskalis CEO, said: “We look forward to Bart joining the offshore energy division. Boskalis has identified large growth opportunities in offshore. In anticipation of this we are investing considerably in our offshore energy activities, as demonstrated by our recent investments in diving support vessels and a crane vessel, as well as the acquisition of UK subsea survey specialist Gardline. Bart’s excellent track record in offshore will enable him to play an important leading role in the further expansion. I wish him every success with this.”
Heijermans studied civil engineering at Delft University of Technology.