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Springsteel Joins Liquid Robotics as CFO Liquid Robotics said that Steven R. Springsteel, former CEO of Chordiant Software Inc. and President/CFO of Verity, has joined the company as COO & CFO. Fugro Chance Makes Changes Glynn Rhinehart was named President of Fugro Chance Inc., which has 400 employees in Lafayette, LA and Houston, TX. Rhinehart has been with Fugro for 17 years, most recently as president of John Chance Land Surveys, Inc. He replaces Phil Stutes who has been promoted at Fugro?s Survey Division. Preston Named CEO of OIG Offshore Installation Group said that Steve Preston will join the company as CEO and John Smith will join the company as Executive Vice Chairman. Both take up their positions in March 2012. U.K. Subsea Stars Recognized Subsea UK crowned its brightest stars at its sixth annu- al awards ceremony, which aims to celebrate and rec- ognize innovation and outstanding achievements across the UK subsea industry. Sponsored by Forum Energy Technologies and SETS Ltd., the dinner attracted more than 750 people from the sector. The evening?s top honor ? subsea company of the year, sponsored by Brewin Dolphin ? went to DUCO. With over 500 staff members, the company has seen turnover increase year on year with over £100m in new contracts awarded in 2011 alone. Winners included: Subsea Company of the Year: DUCOSponsored by Brewin Dolphin Innovation and Technology: Nautronix Sponsored by Simmons & Company Intl. New Enterprise: Specialist Subsea Sponsored by Technip Subsea Safety Leadership: Expro Group Sponsored by Stork Technical Services Global Exports: Bowtech Products Supported by Scottish Enterprise Young Emerging Talent: Robert Eddon Sponsored by Maxwell Drummond Glynn Rhinehart MTR#2 (66-81):MTR Layouts 2/22/2012 10:18 AM Page 79

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