Aker Solutions says it has recruited David Phillips from HSBC Global Equity Research as head of industry and investor relations. He will start on June 17, 2014.
Phillips, 43, served as global co-head of oil and gas research and managing director at HSBC since mid-2011 after joining the bank as an analyst in 2005. He earlier specialized as an analyst covering the chemicals sector for banks including Commerzbank, Morgan Stanley and Dresdner Kleinwort Benson.
He will be based at Aker Solutions' London office and report to the company's chief financial officer.
David Phillips has a BA in Chemistry from Oxford University and a PhD in Chemistry from Cambridge University.