R. V. Ahilan appointed as CEO of LOC Group

UK: R V Ahilan has been officially appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer.

He previously held the role of Joint CEO of LOC Group, alongside Jerome Rutler, who will take up the position of Deputy Chief Executive Officer. Jerome will also oversee Operations and Mergers & Acquisitions at LOC.

Accordingly, Dr Ian Cummins will become the head of LOC’s London business, in addition to leading the Oil & Gas business. Andrew Squire will head LOC’s Shipping business and Ahilan will continue to lead the Group’s Renewables business activities. Jake Anderson will lead the development and growth of design and consulting engineering across the Group companies including its recent acquisition, Innosea.

Ahilan is a technology and business leader with over three decades of industry experience, more than 15 years of which has been at board level. Across his extensive international career in maritime, oil and gas and renewable energy consulting, Ahilan served as Executive Vice President of the Renewables Advisory Division at DNV GL, President of GL Garrad Hassan and MD of GL Noble Denton in Americas and Europe before he joined LOC Group in February 2016.

Source: LOC Group