ASRY Appoints Andrew Shaw as New Chief Executive

MANAMA: ASRY, the leading ship and rig repair yard in the Arabian Gulf, has announced that Andrew Shaw will be the new Chief Executive of the shipyard, effective early January 2017. He re-joins the company after previously holding the position of General Manager of the ASRY Offshore Services division from 2009 to 2014.

ASRY Chairman, Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Al Khalifa, confirmed the selection: “With the current challenges facing the Middle East ship repair market, we were looking for a candidate that would bring not only relevant industry experience, but also a proven track record of good leadership, as well as a dynamic hands-on approach to facing the challenges in our future. Andy is all these things, and is also intimately familiar with the inner workings of ASRY having worked here for almost five years previously, positioning him perfectly to take the yard forward.”

Shaw has more than 25 years experience in the global maritime industry. He was most recently Group Managing Director for two and half years of a leading UK ship repair and conversion company. Prior to that he was General Manager of ASRY Offshore Services for almost five years. His previous career also includes time at Vickers Shipbuilding & Engineering Ltd (VSEL) and Vosper Thornycroft.

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