ACE Winches Welcomes New HR Director

ACE Winches, a deck machinery specialist, has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Lisa McPherson as HR Director.

In her role, McPherson will be responsible for the planning and implementation of strategic HR processes, working closely with the board at a time as the company continues to develop its product and services, whilst building its international presence.

McPherson has held a number of senior HR roles within the global oil and gas industry, most recently Eastern Hemisphere HR Director for Franks International and prior to this, held the role of global HR Manager at Ocean Rig.

She holds a post-graduate diploma in Human Resource Management from Robert Gordon University and brings more than 10 years HR experience to ACE Winches.

McPherson commented: “I was attracted to the role at ACE Winches, working with the Board to help implement change, whilst giving them my experience and assistance at such a vital time for the industry. I am excited to work with such a progressive company.”

Alfie Cheyne, ACE Winches CEO, stated: “With her breadth of HR experience in the energy industry, we are delighted to welcome Lisa to ACE Winches. Lisa will be supporting employees including the Board and Senior Management team in their continuing professional development. She has a proven track record of implementing and guiding companies through change.”

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