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Swire Oilfield Services announces appointment of new CFO

Posted 01 Aug 2018

Swire Oilfield Services have announced that Martin Shaw will be joining the leading Global Offshore Container and Service company as new Chief Financial Officer, effective August 1st 2018.

Mr Shaw will be based in the Aberdeen Headquarters and will be responsible for the Group finance function including planning, accounting and reporting, tax and treasure, HR and IT, in addition to driving improvements in financial performance and control as part of the Executive Management Team.

Martin Shaw joins Swire from Ocean Installer, where he held the CFO position for the last 5 years. A chartered accountant from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Mr Shaw brings over 20 years’ experience, previously holding various finance roles within the oil and gas industry, and over 10 years based in London within the Investment Banking sector.

Commenting on his appointment, Martin Shaw said; “I am delighted to be joining Swire Oilfield Services. The company has a longstanding reputation within the oil and gas industry and I look forward to supporting its ongoing growth and service diversification across its global operations.”

The appointment comes as Swire Oilfield Services continues to focus on service expansion within the oil and gas sector, with its recent acquisition of local Aviation service company Gordon Engineering Services.

Manfred Vonlanthen, Swire Oilfield Services CEO said: “I am very pleased to be welcoming Martin to Swire Oilfield Services. Martin’s appointment comes at a pivotal point in our company’s history, as we strive towards service offering expansion across our global business. The wealth of experience Martin brings not just from the oil and gas industry but also the investment banking sector, will make him an invaluable member to the Executive Management team, and the wider business.”