Acteon wishes to announce the retirement of Kevin Ovenden from the Company in July 2021.
Kevin joined the group in January 2000 and played a key role within the Group’s management team. He was instrumental in the original 2001 buyout, Acteon’s acquisition programme, successive re-financings and three private equity transactions.
Kevin will remain in his role and complete a handover process to his successor over the coming weeks.
Acteon is pleased to announce the appointment of Kenny Murdoch as Group Chief Financial Officer, as of July 1st, 2021.
Kenny joins Acteon with three decades of global financial leadership experience, with 27 years in the energy industry. He has spent 18 years of his career with Schlumberger in both regional and global finance roles. In 2010 he was appointed as Global CFO for Maersk Oil and then CFO of Bumi Armada, where he added investor relations and fundraising to his portfolio. Kenny has also worked across private equity backed projects.
Kenny’s career has led him to work and live in nine countries in the European, North American, Middle Eastern, Asia Pacific and Russian regions. His experience will support Acteon with its vision to be the preferred engineering, services and technology partner enabling energy transition across marine infrastructure industries.
Carl Trowell, Group Chief Executive – Acteon, said, “Kevin leaves with our best wishes and thanks for his significant contribution over more than twenty years. We wish him every success in the future. I am delighted that Kenny will be joining us as our new CFO at Acteon. He brings a deep knowledge of how to manage and control global services companies, along with broad experience in the capital markets having been the CFO of both public and private equity companies. His experience will help us on our transformation journey.”