AMOS Software Group Sold

Monday, May 09, 2005

Pictured are, left to right Giampiero Soncini (CEO), Nicola Scopsi (Legal Advisor on the Purchasing team), Stefano Foti (CFO) and Paul Ashton (VP, Northern Europe)

The AMOS software division of Xantic has been acquired from the Dutch telephone group, KPN, by an international group of investors, including members of the previous management. The contract was signed in Amsterdam on May 4, 2005, after negotiations of less than a month. The buyout was led by Giampiero Soncini who said, “We are very happy that AMOS is back with the management that grew the company and understand the AMOS software and the need to develop it and support for the shipowners and managers around the world.” Mr. Soncini will be the company’s new CEO, supported by Stefano Foti as CFO.

The company will revert to the original name of SpecTec, which is already widely known. The management team includes Giampiero Soncini and Paul Ashton who rejoin the organization as well as Mike Becker, Lionel John, Gosta Algelin and Gunnar Hilsen. The company has almost 180 personnel and an annual turnover of $20 million. There are offices in Italy, Norway, Sweden, Netherlands, Singapore, Russia, Cyprus, United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong, United Kingdom and the United States.

Maritime Reporter June 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

Bollinger to Build 6 More FRCs for the USCG

Bollinger Shipyards, Inc., Lockport, Louisiana, announced the award of six additional USCG Sentinel Class Fast Response Cutters (FRCs). The U. S. Coast Guard

Wärtsilä to Divest its Shares in Two-stroke JV

Wärtsilä to divest its shares in QMD two-stroke joint venture Wärtsilä announced that it will divest its shares in the Qingdao Qiyao Wärtsilä MHI Linshan Marine Diesel Co.

Hall Joins Bouchard Transportation

Retired Active Duty Coast Guard Commanding Officer Brian Hall has joined Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc., the nation’s largest independently-owned oceangoing petroleum barge company,

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Pod Propulsion Port Authority Ship Repair Ship Simulators Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.4245 sec (2 req/sec)