Bob Hamilton Named as President of Woods Hole Group - 25/07/2014


Woods Hole Group, USA, has appointed Robert P. Hamilton Jr. (Bob) to president of the organisation, effective immediately. Dennis Aubrey, who served as president since 2001, has transitioned the office to Bob and will now serve as CEO. In his new role, he will oversee operations for the company’s four offices in Massachusetts, Delaware, Florida and Texas.

Building on the sales growth and profitability in recent years, Bob identifies priorities for the business as retaining and attracting personnel, adding financial strength, and growing revenue. Key areas for growth are related to climate change planning, offshore energy development, and ecological services.

Bob has been with the company since 1994, most recently as vice president for Business Development. Under Bob’s leadership, Woods Hole Group continued to build a strong backlog with multi-year contractual commitments. Bob had previously served as civil/coastal engineer, Business Unit director, and vice president for Scientific Operations.

Hamilton received a BSc in Civil Engineering from Lehigh University, and a Masters in Civil Engineering from the Center for Applied Coastal Research at the University of Delaware.

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