UK: A&P Group Grows Its Business in North East

UK: A&P Group Grows Its Business in North East

A&P Group is determined to continue to deliver growth for its business in the North East.

Against the background of a very competitive market place for its services, and to build on the ship repair, fabrication and conversion business, the Group recognises the potential opportunities and challenges in the offshore Oil and Gas sector, as well as for Renewable and Civil Nuclear fabrication work.

To meet these requirements the company is bringing the activities of the two North East yards, on the Tyne and Tees, into a single strong business unit focussing on the benefit of the synergies that exist between them, led by Chris McManus who has been appointed as Managing Director North East business.

The intent is to create the necessary focus, flexibility and competitive cost base to meet both existing and emerging market requirements. He has been appointed to drive these initiatives forward both within the business and externally in the region that will lead to growth and a secure future.

Chris, the former Managing Director at the Tees site, brings to the North East business a strong focus on the business development, to utilise fully the facilities of the yards in delivering solutions for the energy sector and heavy engineering opportunities, whilst not losing the prime focus on the ship repair and conversion markets.

As part of the restructuring and reorganisation of the A&P North East Business, Stewart Boak, Managing Director of A&P Tyne has left the company after 28 years of involvement in ship-repair on the River Tyne. Stewart has decided it is time to look for new challenges in his career. Commenting on his departure Stewart states that “he believed the changes now put in place would only further develop the services offered by A&P to its customers and allow the company to continue to support the Marine and Energy markets for the future. A&P have a strong management team and workforce and I wish them all well for the future. It has been an honour and a privilege to be Managing Director of A&P Tyne.”

Subsea World News Staff, May 30, 2012; Image: A&P Group

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