Helmore has spent his career to date in business development roles, and brings a track record of managing complex commercial situations and driving international growth. He joins Ocean Infinity from Schlumberger, where most recently he was Director Global Accounts, responsible for overseeing relationships with many of the company’s fastest growing, technology led, customers. During an extensive career at Schlumberger he has held senior positions in Data Consulting Services leading a consulting led organisation providing world class advice and support in complex oilfield related projects. He also managed global business in the Schlumberger Information Solutions group, providing world class software product, data management and consulting services to the Oil and Gas sector. Helmore began his career in the Royal Navy, in which he served for eight years. He is Harvard 2016 Alumni having studied Leadership and Behavioral Economics.
Helmore will oversee all aspects of the group’s commercial activities, ensuring that Ocean Infinity fully realises the commercial potential of its enlarged, fully equipped, three vessel fleet, which is able to serve its customers’ needs at short notice in any of the world’s oceans.
Commenting on the announcement, Ocean Infinity’s CEO, Oliver Plunkett said: “We are delighted to welcome Paul to the team as our Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). His skillset and experience, including international business development and a background in the oil & gas industry, a key growth area for OI, will be invaluable as we seek to respond to the rapid growth in demand for our services. In a relatively short timeframe, through continuous investment in the very best technology and people, we have established ourselves as the leader in ocean intelligence. We look forward to Paul’s contribution to delivering high value outcomes for our clients.”
Helmore said: “I am very impressed by what Ocean Infinity has built, and continues to build. The opportunities to help make better, more cost effective and safer decisions in an ocean environment are huge. As such I am very pleased to have joined at this exciting time in the Ocean Infinity story and I look forward to working with the team in supporting our existing clients and further developing the business.”
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