Two new representatives from the International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) global contractors have been appointed to IMCA’s council.
The first representative is Harke Jan Meek, chief commercial officer at Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC). Harke is a member of the HMC board and responsible for the commercial and technology departments.
He joined HMC in 2012 in a commercial and business development role for SURF projects, and was appointed as senior vice president commercial in October 2013. Harke has an MSc in offshore technology from Delft University of Technology, and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.
The second representative is Iain Grainger, VP commercial for McDermott’s Europe & Africa region and general manager of the UK office.
He has a 30 year career in senior positions, more recently with Subsea 7 as VP of corporate strategy and business development. His early career was with Brown & Root and Rockwater.
Iain has a BSc in civil engineering from Heriot-Watt University and an MBA from Warwick Business School. He is a chartered engineer and a Member of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (MIMarEST).
“The IMCA council is delighted to have such experienced and talented executives join at this particularly challenging time for our whole industry,” said Allen Leatt CEO of IMCA.