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Motive Strengthens Team with Key Appointment

Motive Strengthens Team with Key Appointment

07 April 2015

A leading North-east marine equipment specialist has lifted its team with a key appointment, as it continues to experience significant growth.

Motive Offshore Group, which was established in 2010, has recently strengthened its management team, appointing Steven Simpson as sales manager who will be primarily based at the firm’s Aberdeen sales office.

Mr Simpson brings more than 10 years of experience to the role, previously holding a number of business development positions within the oil and gas industry. He will be focused on developing key accounts with existing and potential clients, and implementing strategic sales plans to drive and expand the business in the home market and internationally.

Chief executive officer of Motive Offshore Group, James Gregg, said: "Steven has a wealth of experience and knowledge of the industry, bringing a strong skillset that will help to lift Motive Offshore to the next level. His strong people skills will be invaluable as we continue to cultivate customer relationships and look to capitalise on new opportunities in the future. He will also be able to lead the sales team, with strong commercial and technical expertise that will complement our offerings.”

Mr Simpson added: "Motive Offshore has grown significantly over the last few years and has continued to be one to watch in the marine equipment industry with great people and innovative products. I am really looking forward to this great opportunity to be part of such an ambitious firm that has huge potential worldwide. I am focused on assisting the management team with on-going growth, leading the sales team and introducing new methods to improve the sales process and ultimately showcase Motive Offshore’s offering globally.”

Motive Offshore Group is one of the leading marine equipment specialists in the industry, specialisingin high capacity winches, umbilical deployment equipment and specialised subsea equipment. The firm recentlyrestructured and now has two key operating companies, Motive Engineering and Motive Rentalsandmore than 100 employees across its three bases in Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen and Norway.