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Nic Snape is now CEO of 1Spatial as Michael Sanderson moves to Chairman.

Acorn Energy has appointed David Beatson as VP and CTO. Beatson was previously president of Confero Solutions.

AGR Field Operations has named Scott Thetford as Senior VP, Americas. Scott hails from Pace Global.

The Artificial Lift Company has promoted Hassan Mansir to VP Engineering and Technology.

Ricky Holloman has joined consultants Chief Outsiders. He was previously with Expro Group.

In an internal move, Apache Corp. has named David French VP business development.

Atos Origin has appointed Alexandre Gouvêa, previously with Orange Business Services, CEO for Latin America.

Best Energy has named Eugene Allen as president and COO and the arrival of David Voyticky on its board. Allen previously ran Best’s Well Services unit.

Steven Warshauer has joined BNK Petroleum as director of geology. Warshauer was previously with Devon Energy.

Cindy Reece of ExxonMobil has been elected to chair Energistics’ board of directors replacing BP’s David Latin who retires. Reece is the upstream technical computing manager for ExxonMobil’s Technical Computing Company.

CSC has named Donald Purdy chief cyber security strategist. Purdy was previously president of DRA Enterprises.

CNOOC’s Zhou Shouwei is to chair DNV’s new Greater China Offshore Committee, a forum for the exchange of information on new technology and innovation relating to offshore engineering.

ETL Solutions has named Phillippa Hallewell as marketing executive.

Lisa Howat has joined FaultSeal as junior structural geologist.

CenterPoint Energy’s Cindi Salas, GITA president, and Oracle’s Xavier Lopez have been appointed to the US National Geospatial Advisory Committee.

Ron Rothman has been named president of Honeywell Security Group.

Ingrain has named Marcus Ganz COO and Gary Sinclair regional manager, Middle East and North Africa. Ganz hails from Schlumberger, Sinclair from Weatherford.

Petrophysicist Martin Storey is ‘moving on’ from Inpex. He plans to continue consulting from his Perth, Australia location.

Mohamed Hales is to head-up Invensys Operations Management’s new facility in Algiers. Alongside the regional sales and operations HQ is an engineering center of excellence centre, technology showcase a training facility.

B.J. Carney, formerly Geoscience Coordinator, Marcellus Shale at Chesapeake Energy is now VP Geoscience at Northeast Natural Energy.

Neuralog reports the following new sales hires—Dustin MacNeil (Canada), Bryan Mills (US), Juan Muniz (Mexico) and Renato Cerna (Ecuador).

Samantha May is now commercial manager at UK-based Oilennium.

Pearson-Harper has engaged three new team members. Keith Joseph (Business Development Manager), Brian Dagnall (Technical Author) and returnee Graham Smales (Technical Assistant).

PAS has appointed Jim Huff, previously with Invensys, as VP Technology.

FileTek has named Mark Seamans Executive VP CTO. Seamans was previously head of Autonomy’s Cardiff business unit.

Kjell-Arne Bjerkhaug has been named MD of Kadme AS. Bjerkhaug joins Kadme from Geograf. Gianluca Monachese moves to the post of business development director.

Alexey Tyurikov is to head-up AspenTech’s new Moscow office.

RigNet has appointed John Bush as manager of business development.

Paal Kibsgaard has been named Schlumberger COO.

Seismic Micro Technology has appointed TengBeng Koid president, international. Koid hails from Ion Geophysical.


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