Polarcus announces the immediate appointment of Rick Donoghue to the position of Vice President Business Development.
Rick brings 30 years experience within marine seismic to Polarcus where he will play a leading role building engagement with potential clients and partners and assisting globally with the development of new business opportunities for Polarcus.
Prior to joining Polarcus, Rick worked for 23 years with WesternGeco followed by 4 years with Multiwave Geophysical and most recently, 3 years with Wavefield Inseis. Rick has held various senior management positions in sales, marketing and marine operations and has also spent 6 years working offshore on seismic vessels. During his career Rick has been based in the United Kingdom, Singapore and the United States. Most recently Rick was co-founder and global Vice President Marketing & Sales, Wavefield Inseis, based in London.
Rick reports to Christian Fenwick, SVP Business Development and Multi Client, and is based in Gatwick, United Kingdom.
Polarcus is a pure play marine geophysical company with a pioneering environmental agenda, specializing in high-end towed streamer data acquisition from pole to pole. Polarcus is launching an ultra-modern fleet of initially 6 advanced seismic vessels designed by Norway's Ulstein Design AS incorporating the innovative ULSTEIN X-BOW® hull. The vessels are being built in Dubai, UAE, by Drydocks World - Dubai LLC, with the first vessels becoming operational in 2009. www.polarcus.com