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Marv LeBlanc heads-up Knowledge Reservoir’s new Real-Time Systems division. Le Blanc was formerly with Cimarron Software.

ABB has appointed Frank Duggan to its group executive committee as head of global markets.

Steve Nadelman has been appointed president and COO of Acme Lift Co. He was previously senior VP of United Rentals.

Aker Solutions has recruited Wolfgang Puennel as head of its new Well Intervention Services business. Former Schlumberger executive Mark Riding is head of corporate strategic marketing and Valborg Lundegaard has been promoted to lead the new Engineering business.

Ametek has appointed Ken Weirman as VP and CIO replacing retiree Bill Lawson.

Argus has appointed former ExxonMobil executive Denny Houston as a non-executive board director.

Hendrik Lombard has joined Cortex Business Solutions as VP finance and corporate planning. He was previously CFO with Genoil Inc.

Dahlman Rose & Co. has named former Barclays Capital MD James Crandell as MD and global head of oilfield services research.

Ron Emerson has been appointed chairman of Fairfield Energy. Chris Wright is now CEO.

Anne McEntee has been appointed VP of GE Energy Services’ Dresser unit. Former Cisco VP Bill Ruh is now VP and global technology director for GE’s Software Sciences and Analytics division.

Bart Heijermans has resigned as Executive VP and COO of Helix Energy Solutions.

Cosme Peruzzolo heads-up ION Geophysical’s new seismic processing joint venture with Brazilian consultancy Bratexco.

Kadme has appointed Nithya Mohan to its service delivery team.

Julie Reid has left Kelman Technologies for NEOS GeoSolutions.

Former Executive VP and CFO of Seagate Technology, Charles Pope, has been elected to the LSI board.

Brady Parish is MD of Moelis & Co.’s new Houston office. Parish hails from Goldman Sachs.

Navigant Economics has recruited George Schink, Cliff Hamal, Julie Carey and Kathleen Rodenrys. Joe Pace and Bruce McConihe have joined as affiliates.

George Intille has joined Nexant’s Energy & Chemicals Consulting business unit. He comes from SRI Consulting.

Gary Bauer has joined Northern Offshore as senior VP operations. He was previously with Transocean.

Former president and CEO of OpenSpirit Corp., Dan Piette, has been appointed CEO of Object Reservoir.

APEX Solutions division OGRE Systems has appointed former Federation Software CEO Kirk Hanes, as president and CEO.

Romanian geophysical services company Prospectiuni has appointed Andy Clark as VP business development, marketing and strategy. He hails from Geokinetics. Tim Branch is to become VP, international operations.

Blake Moret is now senior VP Control Products and Solutions and Frank Kulaszewicz senior VP Architecture and Software of Rockwell Automation.

Denise Stone has joined Rose & Associates as director of business development.

Earthworks has appointed Phil Beale as business development director.

Former president of Geographix, Robert Stevenson, is now COO of TerraSpark Geosciences.

Tami Browning has joined Variance Reduction International’s Bakersfield, CA office.

This article originally appeared in Oil IT Journal 2011 Issue # 2.

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