Schilling Robotics, LLC, experts in subsea systems, announced today that it has appointed Peter MacInnes as vice president of marketing. Bringing more than 20 years experience and a well-established background in subsea systems, MacInnes will play an integral role in the development and execution of Schilling's strategy. MacInnes' appointment will be effective June 1, 2009.
MacInnes joins Schilling after serving as global product line marketing manager at FMC Technologies where he was responsible for managing the product line marketing strategy of the surface and subsea business units. He has a unique depth of knowledge of the subsea and oil and gas markets as well as specific knowledge of ROV systems. His previous experience includes sales and marketing positions with OceanWorks International and Perry Slingsby Systems.
"MacInnes' experience at FMC provides him with the skills and practical background necessary to drive the growth of Schilling's technology-oriented products and systems in subsea markets. With his combination of industry knowledge, relationships, and strategic insights, he will be a key contributor to fostering world-class product initiatives for Schilling. We are delighted to welcome him as part of our team," says Philip F. Otto, president and CEO of Schilling Robotics.
Commenting on his new role, MacInnes said, "Schilling Robotics is at the forefront of providing subsea intervention technology that really changes what can be achieved remotely under water. The increasing number of deepwater subsea oil and gas field developments presents excellent growth opportunities to develop Schilling's core product lines and enter related markets."
MacInnes earned a BEng (with Honors) in Electronic and Information Engineering from the Robert Gordon University of Aberdeen, Scotland. He is an active member of the Society of Underwater Technology (SUT), Marine Technology Society (MTS), and the American Marketing Association (AMA).