SWIRE Appoints New UK Operations Director

press release
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Michael King, SWIRE UK Operations Director.

Swire Oilfield Services, a provider of offshore cargo carrying units and associated services, has appointed Michael King as its new UK operations director.
 
 

In his new role, Mr. King will ensure that the operational capability is fully developed, supported and resourced to provide the highest levels of service to all Swire’s customers served from the UK bases. Mr. King has a vast background in operations, starting 22 years ago when working as an aircraft engineer in the Royal Air Force. Since then he has held management positions in engineering, production, logistics and customer facing with multi-national companies including; Michelin Tyres, Sunrise Medical and the Flint Group.
 

Newly appointed Mr. King said: “This is a really exciting time for me and I am genuinely enthused about joining the Swire family at a time when there is so much going on with regards to growing the business and developing the people within it. My first impressions are that everyone really enjoys working for the company and the enthusiasm I have encountered so far gives me great confidence that we have the right foundations to take operations forward and meet all the demands placed on it.

 

“I look forward to working closely with everyone to improve and grow the business safely and efficiently as we work through the challenges ahead.”
 
 

Roy Burrell, Swire Oilfield Services director & general manager UK, said: “We welcome Michael to the team here at Swire, with his experience and expertise in operations we hope to take the organisation to a new level. We look to work together as a unit to achieve the goals and targets set within the company and continue to expand its presence in the market.”
 

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