ACE Winches, a deck machinery specialist, has appointed Chris Dixon as hire and services director.
Dixon joins ACE Winches from Stork where he most recently served as delivery director.
He has held a number of senior positions in the oil and gas industry including product line director at Stork and executive director at Sparrows Offshore Services.
Dixon will be based at the company’s headquarters in Aberdeenshire, and oversee the hire and services divisions (including onshore and offshore staff) responsible for the operational consistency of ACE Winches products and services.
In addition, he will continue to develop the company’s product lines including; reel drive systems and linear winches.
Dixon said: “I’m thrilled to be joining ACE Winches at such an exciting time. I have always been attracted to companies who are market leaders and ACE Winches is definitely leading the way in deck machinery solutions. I’ve worked in hoisting, lifting and mechanical handling for most of my career so it’s a great fit for me.”