Subsea technology company Sonardyne International Ltd. UK, has named Graham Brown as its new Sales and Marketing Director. With immediate effect, Graham is responsible for leading the sales and marketing strategies across the entire company including oil and gas, ocean science, defence and maritime security market sectors.

Graham has worked for Sonardyne for over 14 years and during that time he has held a number of senior positions within the organisation. As Chief Mechanical Engineer, he oversaw the development and expansion of the company’s subsea technology portfolio and in 2008 he was appointed to the Board of Sonardyne International Ltd.

In 2013, Graham took up the role of Divisional Director Oil and Gas responsible for achieving sustainable, profitable growth within Sonardyne’s offshore energy markets. He will continue to serve as a Director of Sonardyne Wavefront Ltd, the specialist sonar research company acquired in 2007.

“The opportunity to drive the growth of the business and expand the company’s presence world-wide is one that I am very excited about,” said Graham. He added, “I feel privileged to be charged with guiding Sonardyne’s hugely experienced and respected global commercial team who genuinely place the operational success of the customer as their number one priority.”

Announcing the promotion, Sonardyne’s Managing Director, John Ramsden, said,
“Graham’s technical knowledge and international commercial experience will be invaluable to Sonardyne as we look to navigate our way through the current market challenges, ready for an upturn in our core markets and expansion into new ones.”