Peter Hogarth has been appointed as the new President of GeoAcoustics Limited, A KONGSBERG Company. Peter is succeeding Dave Stone, who retires this year. Dave was one of the founding directors of ORE Ltd in 1978, and became Managing Director of what is now GeoAcoustics Limited in 1991. Peter Hogarth has taken on his new position from 1st November 2008.
Peter Hogarth has a BSc (Hons) in Maths and Physics, and an MBA. He is also a Chartered Engineer and a Chartered Physicist. He has been with GeoAcoustics for twenty years and his previous position was Technical Director.
Peter's achievements are the development and introduction of the entire sidescan product range at GeoAcoustics as well as the development of the very successful swath bathymetry system GeoSwath Plus. The challenge in the new position will be the integration of GeoAcoustics into Kongsberg Maritime, the parent company and launching the new product range.