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Global Welcomes Ryan Smith, New Gulf Coast Region General Manager

August 29, 2012

Global Diving and Salvage, Inc., based in Seattle, WA announces the hiring of Ryan Smith as general manager for its Gulf Coast Regional office, based in Houston, TX. In this position, Mr. Smith will be responsible for the day-to-day operations as well as the development of business opportunities.

“Smith understands our unique diving personality and company philosophy, and is someone who will be a good leader and manager for our Gulf operations,” states Devon Grennan, Global’s President. “Smith’s extensive experience in the maritime industry, coupled with his knowledge of the Gulf Coast market, provides him a unique perspective into this emerging market.”

Smith brings over 12 years of experience in the maritime industry in the Gulf Coast region. He comes from his previous position as the Vice President of Shipyard Representation at L&R Midland, responsible for managing the daily operations of the Shipyard Representation group. He was tasked with the cultivation, retention and growth of clients in the Houston shipping, drilling and offshore construction market. Smith holds a degree in Marine Engineering Technology from the Maine Maritime Academy.


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