Fernando Hernandez has been appointed US sales manager at connector technology company SECC Oil & Gas.
Hernandez joins SECC with extensive field experience and commercial expertise in the dynamic positioning, ROV tooling, automated controls, subsea and well Intervention sectors.
His offshore background gives him a firm understanding of the best practices for outfitting vessels and rigs for offshore operations, enabling topside and subsea equipment to operate in synchronicity with divers and ROVs.
At SECC, his role will be to foster existing relationships, while opening new opportunities for the company’s connector technologies in the Gulf of Mexico, Brazil, and Mexico. He will be based in Houston, giving UK-headquartered SECC a permanent presence in the US.
“Fernando is a phenomenally experienced offshore professional, project manager and commercial specialist in the subsea and well intervention markets, which makes him hugely valuable to us and our customers as we expand our presence in the Americas,” says SECC’s managing director Paul Armitage.
“His considerable technical and commercial know-how and trilingual fluency mean he is ideally-placed to support customers as they equip themselves for offshore operations.”
Commenting on his appointment, Hernandez says:
“Joining SECC gives me the opportunity to work with highly innovative enabling technologies in one of the most exciting markets in the world.
“Mexico is poised to become a member of the Deepwater Golden Triangle, but to do this it needs to adopt the right technology to ensure safe and efficient subsea production. The same applies to Colombia’s new deepwater discoveries.”
“Our cutting-edge technology will enable companies to harness the potential of these fields. The opportunities are vast.”
SECC Oil & Gas is an IP-led technology company with a portfolio of patented connector solutions that are designed to provide secure, reliable and efficient connection points for the transfer of fluids and gases in subsea, topside and hydraulic projects.