Subsea cable and connector specialist, Hydro Group, has appointed William (Bill) Mildon, as president of newly formed Hydro Group Systems – a wholly owned subsidiary in Pinellas County, Florida.
With nearly 40 years’ experience in undersea product development, Bill has most recently held the position of a technical director at Nest Technical Services.
In his new role Bill will be focused on shaping and delivering Hydro Group Systems to carry the same vision of Hydro Group, based in Aberdeen, Scotland. He will also be in charge to set up a manufacturing facility to produce Hydro Group products to the US market.
Doug Whyte, Hydro Group managing director, said: “We are growing at a significant rate, going from strength to strength which has led to the creation of Hydro Group Systems. As president, Bill will deliver product and service excellence, develop our people, shape innovation and ensure Hydro Group – as a whole – continues to exceed expectation at all levels.
“Throughout his time in the industry Bill has built up invaluable experience and expertise, and I look forward to working with him and seeing the value he will bring to both our business and our customers.”
Commenting on his appointment, Bill said: “I am thrilled to be joining Hydro Group at such an exciting time for the company. I’m confident that my previous experience will assist me in identifying new opportunities in the US market, and globally, for Hydro Group to continue expanding its business.”