Bureau Veritas Appoints Nick Brown as Marine & Offshore Communications Director
Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas has appointed Nick Brown as Communications Director, Marine & Offshore Division. He will take up the post from November 2, 2016, replacing Philippe Boisson, who retires after more than 25 years in the role.
Philippe Donche-Gay, President of Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore Division says, “We are constantly expanding our range of services, our client base and our geographical footprint. Nick will bring us the energy and experience to build on Philippe Boisson’s good work, develop the Bureau Veritas brand and deepen communication with our clients, partners and the media.”
Nick Brown says, “I am looking forward to supporting BV's ambitions in marine and offshore at an interesting and challenging time for these vital sectors. This is the right time for me to take a step up to make the most of my abilities, my industry experience and my understanding of marine classification.”
Nick joins Bureau Veritas from Lloyd’s Register where he has spent the last nine years, most recently as Head of Brand & External Affairs, Marine & Offshore. Nick has 25 years shipping industry experience, starting as a commercial trainee with the Wallem Group in Hong Kong. A specialist in PR, communications and external affairs, he has worked in both consulting and corporate roles, including a period with INTERCARGO and as a director with the MTI crisis management network.
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