Unique Maritime Group (UMG) has appointed Rodney Mckechnie as the Managing Director for Unique Hydra, based in South Africa.
Mckechnie is a seasoned executive with experience gained in international Fortune 100 companies across various industrial sectors including motor manufacturing, food and alcoholic beverages, electronics, white and brown goods and also the Public Sector.
In addition to being a Chartered Accountant and financial specialist, Mckechnie’s skills and experience include a track record of achievement in terms of LEAN process optimization, project management, strategic business acumen and transformational execution in business value chain areas covering production, safety, quality, purchasing, inventory control, warehousing, sales, distribution and brand building.
Harry Gandhi, CEO at Unique Maritime Group, commented, “We are extremely delighted to welcome Rodney Mckechnie on board. He is immensely experienced in driving operational transformation in several complex and troubled organizations. We are confident that his substantial level of experience in operational planning will help boost Unique Hydra’s profitable growth and overall performance.”
Rodney Mckechnie added: “I am delighted to be offered an exciting operational role at Unique, a key player in the subsea and offshore industry sector. I hope to use my expertise to build a highly consistent, cohesive and performance-oriented team in order to yield significant improvements in growth and performance at Unique Hydra.”