Braemar Howells has announced the appointment of Zäl Rustom (pictured) as Managing Director with effect from 1st March 2016.
Mr Rustom brings a wealth of experience in incident response and has worked in the international oil and gas and transport sectors for 30 years. Mr Rustom will assume full management responsibility for Braemar Howells on joining.
After nearly 30 years of service as Managing Director, Simon Rickaby has decided to step back from day to day executive duties. He has however agreed to become non-executive Chairman of Braemar Howells.
James Kidwell, Chief Executive of Braemar Shipping Services PLC,said: “I am delighted that Zäl has agreed to join and lead Braemar Howells in a new era for the company. It is also especially pleasing that Simon’s knowledge and experience will continue to be available to the company and that he will remain involved in support of Zäl and his leadership team. I would like to take this opportunity of thanking Simon for his valuable contributions over the last 30 years.”