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MacDermid Offshore Solutions Appoints New Directors for Drilling and Subsea Products

Jan 24, 2022
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Welcoming New Global Directors, Drilling and Subsea Products

MacDermid Offshore Solutions (MacDermid), the leading provider of high-performance and environmentally-friendly products for the offshore oil and gas industry, has appointed Ken McKenzie as global director drilling products and Daniel L. Gaspard as global director subsea products.

Based in Houston, McKenzie will be responsible for growing the offshore drilling segment and identifying new opportunities to serve customers. He previously served as MacDermid’s regional sales director, Asia and Middle East, based in Singapore and Australia.

During the past 11 years at MacDermid, McKenzie has been instrumental in winning many large projects in Asia and boosting market share of subsea projects in India.

Also based in Houston and managing a diverse group of regional sales managers in strategic locations across the globe, Gaspard will be responsible for driving innovation and the international growth of MacDermid’s new eco-friendly subsea product lines. Gaspard has held a variety of senior-level roles during his 22-year career in the subsea oil and gas industry, most recently serving as president and CEO of TTL Subsea.

Steve Racca, vice president and general manager, MacDermid Offshore Solutions said, “We are excited to welcome Ken and Daniel into their new positions. Both individuals have proven track records of success in the subsea sector and will continue to contribute significantly to MacDermid’s international growth as the industry exits a prolonged downturn and enters a new, more promising era of energy transition to more eco-friendly solutions.”

McKenzie holds a degree in mechanical engineering from Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, U.K. and Gaspard holds a degree in business administration from Capella University in Minneapolis, U.S.