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New Engineering Director Adds to Houlder’s Offshore Design & Analysis Capability

New Engineering Director Adds to Houlder’s Offshore Design & Analysis Capability


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15 December 2015

Independent Engineering Services Company Houlder has announced a new addition to its senior management team. Aaron McDougall, formerly Marine and Engineering Manager at KCA Deutag, has joined as Engineering Director. He will be heading up Houlder’s newly formed advanced analysis group. This new position will focus on the increasing amount of work Houlder is undertaking with a high engineering content and fulfilling the need for increased efficiencies.

Aaron said; "I’m delighted to be part of the Houlder team. It is an exciting time for us. I look forward to bringing the company’s existing Naval Architecture and Structural Engineering analysis expertise to a wider offshore audience. We have some big things on the way.”

Nigel Robinson, Houlder’s Director of Offshore Projects and Engineering commented; "Aaron’s mobile drilling unit experience and strong technical background adds to our analysis and design capability. I am very much looking forward to working with him as the consultancy side of our business continues to develop.”

Houlder’s Aberdeen team operates globally with drilling contractors, energy companies and vessel operators to ensure the integrity of their assets throughout their lifecycle.