John Bruce Rae-Smith has been elevated to chief executive officer of Swire Oilfield Services LLC, a supplier of cargo carrying units to the offshore energy industry. He succeeds Tor Helgeland following his retirement in August after 22 years with the company.
Rae-Smith has been part of the Swire group since 1985 in a variety of roles, including managing director of Swire Pacific Offshore. Most recently, he was director of Swire Pacific Ltd. and executive director of the trading and industrial division.
Based in Aberdeen, Rae-Smith will join the company’s management committee that includes Roy Shearer, chief financial officer, and Wayne Manning, chief business development officer.