Dales Marine announces the appointment of two new Executives

March 2024

Dales Marine Services Ltd (Dales Marine) announces the appointment of two new Executives. The Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Kaylea Adam-Owen as Chief Finance Officer (CFO) and Paul O’Brien as Operations Director, with both serving on the Company’s Board as Executive Directors.

Dales Marine Services Ltd is a leading provider of specialist solutions for dry dock and steelwork, maintenance, ship repair, mobilization, ship lay-up, and vessel decommissioning services from five major Scottish ports.

The Chief Executive Officer, Kevin Paterson, said: “I am delighted to welcome Kaylea Adam-Owen and Paul O'Brien to Dales Marine. Their industry knowledge, coupled with strategic leadership, will be a strong addition to Dales Board of Directors and the executive team at a time of continued growth."

Commenting on their appointment, Kaylea Adam-Owen said: “I am excited to be joining Dales as CFO at a pivotal time for the business as it continues to see significant growth and deliver exceptional services across the sector. With highly skilled and professional employees, long standing client relationships, and industry leading capabilities, the company is well placed to build on its success to date. I am looking forward to working with the Board and wider Management Team to deliver collective success for our employees, customers, and sector.”

Commenting on their appointment, Paul O’Brien, said: “I am thrilled to have joined the team at Dales Marine as Operations Director, which is a fantastic opportunity and brings me back to the marine industry that I am passionate about. I look forward to leading our Operations Team and driving positive change, whilst maintaining the foundations of Dales Marine’s culture that is instrumental to our success. Now is the right time to build on the strong foundations already in place to ensure operations continually deliver for our clients, and to deliver the business growth strategy we are committed to.”

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