2H Offshore, an Acteon company, has appointed Yann Helle as managing director. Helle replaces Tim Eyles, who is moving to the role of vice president with parent company Acteon.
Helle, who previously held the position of technical manager, will have responsibility for the leadership and development of 2H globally, focusing on evolving and expanding new business opportunities particularly life extension, abandonment, and marginal field developments.
Helle joined 2H in 2002 after graduating from Kingston University, London, with a master’s degree in mechanical engineering. He has gained significant technical and commercial experience in riser and conductor systems, minimum facility platforms and component package supply. In 2008, Helle received an MBA from Imperial College. He is also a chartered engineer and member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers.
Helle recently returned to 2H’s London office following three years in Houston as project manager of the TLP top tensioned riser system delivery management project for Total’s Moho Nord field development. Helle will continue his involvement in the project through to installation in the third quarter of 2016.