Cal Dive International, a Texas-based marine contractor, has appointed Bruce Koch as executive vice president (EVP), chief financial officer (CFO), and treasurer. He replaces Kregg Lunsford, who has been named EVP – eastern hemisphere, based in Singapore.
Koch brings more than 25 years of financial, accounting, tax, treasury, information technology and merger and acquisition experience. His work experience includes 19 years at Nabors Industries, serving in the role of corporate controller, vice president of finance and most recently CFO for the last six years. During his tenure at Nabors, Koch led his departments during a period of significant growth and international expansion. He began his career in public accounting.
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