28th May 2020


Underwater Cutting Solutions appoints new Operations Manager

Underwater Cutting Solutions (UCS), an Ashtead Technology company, has unveiled a new Operations Manager to drive the company’s continued expansion.

Richard Lind will lead operations from the company’s Inverurie, Aberdeenshire base, assisting UCS General Manager Fraser Collis.

Richard, previously of Claxton Engineering, brings extensive business development and commercial management skills to the role, having spent three decades within the subsea industry.

I am excited to be taking on this role at UCS during such an important period for the business.

"With our exceptional in-house engineering capabilities, UCS is known for its ability to deliver tailored, cost-effective and reliable solutions for its clients."

Richard Lind, Operations Manager, Underwater Cutting Solutions

Richard has held various managerial and leadership roles while working for Proserv and Baker Hughes, including postings in the Middle East and Asia.

We are delighted to welcome Richard to the UCS team. His industry knowledge and experience will be vital in the execution of near and long-term business objectives.

"I look forward to working closely with him as we continue to deliver comprehensive subsea and topside cutting, dredging, cleaning and coating removal services for our clients.

Fraser Collis, General Manager, Underwater Cutting Solutions,

A globally-recognised market leader in the provision of specialist subsea equipment and IMR services, UCS and parent company Ashtead Technology are committed to further improving and growing their range of engineered solutions, primarily focused on the offshore energy industry.