HOUSTON, Texas, March 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/-- Oceaneering International, Inc. ("Oceaneering" or the "Company") (NYSE: OII) announced the appointment of William (Bill) J. Boyle as Senior Vice President, Asset Integrity.
In this role, Mr. Boyle will be responsible for Oceaneering's Asset Integrity business worldwide. This business provides asset integrity management, corrosion management, inspection, and non-destructive testing services to customers in the oil and gas, power generation, and petrochemical industries. Mr. Boyle will report to Chief Operating Officer Clyde Hewlett.
Rod Larson, Oceaneering's President, stated, "I am pleased to welcome Bill to Oceaneering. With more than 30 years of international experience in the offshore and subsea industry, Bill has the proven leadership skills and management capabilities needed to take our asset integrity service offerings to the next level. We are focusing on utilizing the latest surface and subsea technologies and risk-based asset integrity methodologies to improve process safety while lowering our customers' total cost of ownership."
Prior to joining Oceaneering, Mr. Boyle held senior leadership positions at several companies in the oilfield services and other related industries. Most recently, he was Chief Executive Officer at Underwater Integrity Solutions. Mr. Boyle graduated from Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Scotland.
The Company also announced today that Michael C. Leys, who previously held this position, will become Oceaneering's Vice President, Operations - Asset Integrity. In this role, Mr. Leys will assist Mr. Boyle with the day-to-day operations and facilitate a smooth and orderly succession until his retirement later in the year.
Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore oil and gas industry, with a focus on deepwater applications. Through the use of its applied technology expertise, Oceaneering also serves the defense, entertainment, and aerospace industries.
For more information on the Company, please visit Oceaneering's website at www.oceaneering.com.
Director, Investor Relations
Oceaneering International, Inc.
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