Thrustmaster Announces Management Promotions

MarineLink.com
Monday, September 09, 2013

Thrustmaster of Texas, Inc., a company in the design and manufacture of marine thruster systems, announced several promotions in its top level operations management.

Jason Small, B.Sc.Mar.E., has been promoted to General Manager. Mr. Small, a graduate of Texas A&M with a B.Sc. in Marine Engineering, served as Engineering Manager at Thrustmaster for the past six years.

Venkat Mudupu, PhD has been promoted to Engineering Manager. Dr. Mudupu has been with Thrustmaster for over five years and is a specialist in design of control systems for propulsion and dynamic positioning applications for marine and aerospace applications. Dr. Mudupu has a doctorate in mechanical engineering from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he conducted research on feedback control, adaptive and fuzzy logic, and non-linear control systems.

Marcela Pineda, BSME has been promoted to Projects Director. Ms. Pineda has been working as a Project Manager at Thrustmaster and is a seasoned professional having started in the oil and gas business in 1998 with FMC Technologies. Ms. Pineda has a strong background in commercial, contract and risk management, international business, and logistics.

Greg Ault was advanced to Chief Financial Officer for the company. Mr. Ault has over 20 years of financial management experience with increasing levels of responsibility, mainly in the heavy equipment industry. Mr. Ault joined Thrustmaster in 2008 as Controller.

Aaron Cooley, B.Sc. Economics, J.D., UT at Austin has been promoted to Director of Support Services taking on the administrative support and service departments. Mr. Cooley came to Thrustmaster with broad experience in large mission critical team management as former VP Estimating and VP Strategy & Technology and General and Senior Council at Global Industries.

thrustmastertexas.com
 

Maritime Reporter June 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

Buoys in Disputed Waters Roil South China Sea Dispute

Buoys stretched "as far as eye could see" - Philippine sailor. The Philippine navy recently found a large steel marker bearing Chinese inscriptions and hundreds

White House: Iran Talks Deadline Could Slip

The White House said Tuesday's deadline for negotiators in Vienna to come to a final, firm agreement on Iran's nuclear program could slip. When asked if President

SUNY Maritime College to Host e-Navigation Underway 2015

The State University of New York Maritime College will host the e-Navigation Underway 2015 – North America conference from September 28 to 30 on its Throggs Neck, N.

Marine Power

Research Vessel Concept a first for Voith

The new fisheries research vessel of the Shanghai Ocean University will be a first for Voith in several respects.   It is the first fisheries research vessel

MTU Powers RSN Navy's Littoral Mission Vessel

MTU to power eight Republic of Singapore Navy’s new patrol vessels. Employees and guests, including senior representatives from the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and Ministry of Defence,

Hercules-2 Officially Launched

MAN Diesel & Turbo, Wärtsilä and Winterthur Gas & Diesel to collaborate on major, EU-funded project.   A major cross-industry initiative led by MAN Diesel & Turbo,

News

White House: Iran Talks Deadline Could Slip

The White House said Tuesday's deadline for negotiators in Vienna to come to a final, firm agreement on Iran's nuclear program could slip. When asked if President

SUNY Maritime College to Host e-Navigation Underway 2015

The State University of New York Maritime College will host the e-Navigation Underway 2015 – North America conference from September 28 to 30 on its Throggs Neck, N.

Port of New Orleans Goes Green

Green Marine, a North American environmental certification program for the marine, port and terminal industry, officially recognized the Port of New Orleans recently as a certified Green Port.

Marine Equipment

Tideland Introduced New Navigation Aids at Seawork

Tideland Signal Corporation (Tideland) introduced a number of new innovative aids to navigation (AtoN) products at Seawork 2015, including SB-1800, the newest member

Navis N4 TOS Open in Liverpool Terminal

Peel Ports, owners and operators of the Port of Liverpool, has achieved a major milestone in its multi-million investment program to transform the port into Europe’s

Research Vessel Concept a first for Voith

The new fisheries research vessel of the Shanghai Ocean University will be a first for Voith in several respects.   It is the first fisheries research vessel

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Salvage Ship Electronics Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | 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: 0.2268 sec (4 req/sec)