LOC names RV Ahilan as joint CEO

Marine and engineering consulting firm LOC has named Dr RV Ahilan to the position of joint CEO, alongside Jerome Rutler.

During a 30-year career in maritime, oil and gas and renewable energy consulting, Dr Ahilan has served as Executive Vice President of the Renewables Advisory Division at DNV GL, President of GL Garrad Hassan and MD of GL Noble Denton in Americas and Europe before he joined LOC Group in February 2016.

Jerome Rutler joined LOC as Group COO in March 2016 bringing with him more than 20 years’ experience in the oil & gas, petrochemicals and marine industries for a variety of companies, EPCI (engineering, procurement, construction and installation), consultancy and technical advisory, he was appointed CEO in January 2018.

Rutler said: “I’m delighted that Ahilan will work alongside me to reinforce LOC Group’s outstanding levels of service and commitment to our clients”.