Nautilus Marine Services has appointed John Payne as managing director of the company.
Payne, a qualified master mariner with over 25 years’ experience in the subsea sector joined the company as director of operations in August 2016.
Previously he has managed global marine businesses in the offshore energy, renewables and subsea telecoms sectors.
During his international career, he has held senior positions in service delivery, operations and business development and brings this combined capability to his role with Nautilus, the company said.
Payne formerly held positions as chief operating officer at Aubin, an Aberdeen based global specialist chemical provider to the oil and gas sector and as interim chief executive officer at Hallin Marine, a global subsea services provider based in South East Asia.