Mr. Angus Buchanan
, a main board director of James Fisher and Sons Public
Limited Company and managing director of the subsidiary James Fisher Tankships Limited, has been appointed Group Operations Director. In this capacity Mr. Buchanan will be responsible for all the group's shipping activities.
At the same time Ian Serjent, a main board director and managing director of James Fisher (Shipping Services) Limited, has become Group Technical Director with responsibility for all technical aspects of the group and the director in charge of all non-shipping activities including commercial matters relating to
offshore operations. Mr. Mike Shields, who is also a director of the parent company, continues in
his role as Group Finance Director. All three report to executive chairman David B Cobb.