NEWSMAKER: Green named Survivex CEO
Aberdeen, August 25, 2014
Survivex, a market leader in the provision of offshore survival training and safety skills courses to the global energy industry, has appointed Andrew Green as its new chief executive officer (CEO), replacing George Green, who is appointed as non-executive director.
Established in 2011, Survivex has since trained over 130,000 candidates, seen employee numbers rise to 100 and has trebled its turnover in the last three years.
Previously, as managing director, Green played a key role in establishing Survivex and building its reputation as a leading provider of survival training within the industry.
Following his appointment as CEO, the 30-year-old will lead the company into its next phase of growth, with a focus on developing its portfolio of industry safety skills courses to complement its existing offshore safety training capabilities, whilst driving global initiatives, said a statement.
Green said: “Survivex has become a clear leader in the provision of survival and safety training, with a reputation for the delivery of quality courses in realistic environments. We have established our world-class training facility in Aberdeen and future strategies will continue to focus on flexibility and value; meeting customer training requirements onsite at their premises, overseas or offshore.
“Our success to date is testament to our commitment to developing a vast portfolio of training courses, in response to industry demand for enhanced safety in every element of offshore operations. As the experts in what we do, Survivex is dedicated to setting standards for safety, with the extensive knowledge and expertise of our skilled staff and specialist trainers key to our continued growth.”
Green is a founding director of Survivex and holds a Bachelor degree in electronic and electrical engineering as well as MSc in Finance.