ROVOP celebrates European success with a new office and appointment

Source: press release, 21 May 2019

ROVOP Business Development Manager, Job Biersteker
ROVOP Business Development Manager, Job Biersteker (photo: ROVOP)

ROVOP, the global subsea robotics specialist, has announced its expansion into mainland Europe with the appointment of Job Biersteker as Business Development Manager in its new facility located in Rotterdam.

Biersteker has been active in the subsea industry for nearly a decade and has had various positions including ROV Technician, Project Engineer and Project Manager. The new Rotterdam office will provide support to mainland Europe based clients to further strengthen ROVOP’s position in the market. This new appointment is in line with ROVOP’s business and growth strategy of providing a focused ROV service to its customers in all markets and geographies.

Biersteker says, “I am delighted to be taking on the role of Business Development Manager in the new Rotterdam office at such an exciting time for the business. Our new base is located at the quayside and features on-site system storage and maintenance facilities. I look forward to offering an excellent service and interface for customers during operations, leading to quicker more efficient mobilisation of our assets in Europe.”

Steven Gray, ROVOP CEO says, “We are excited to welcome Job to the team at ROVOP. Job will be driving the European office to develop our new and existing clients in the region while reinforcing our position as the lead provider of remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) to the offshore wind industry.”

With headquarters in Aberdeen and Houston, ROVOP’s global scope encompasses the oil and gas, offshore wind, telecoms and power transmission industries.