Aug 21, 2023
Andy Ziegwied, a distinguished Chartered Marine Technologist (CMarTech) and New Blue Economy Specialist, now steers the expansion of uncrewed ocean data observations for Open Ocean Robotics
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Andy Ziegwied Appointed Director of Sales at Open Ocean Robotics
Victoria, BC, Canada - August 21st, 2023 - Open Ocean Robotics, a leading provider of autonomous, solar-powered uncrewed surface vehicles for ocean research, monitoring, and security, proudly welcomes Andy Ziegwied as Director of Sales. With an impressive history of sales and business development success, Ziegwied's appointment signals a strategic move to strengthen the company's growth trajectory from its new production facility introducing sales of DataXplorers and mission services.
Open Ocean Robotics stands at the forefront of pioneering cutting-edge technology for autonomous ocean observations. By harnessing renewable energy, their innovative solutions offer sustainable, cost-effective alternatives empowering ocean research, environmental monitoring, and data collection. Ziegwied's strategic insights will accelerate the company's market expansion, reinforcing its role as a prominent industry leader.
Andy Ziegwied, a distinguished Chartered Marine Technologist (CMarTech) and New Blue Economy Specialist, now steers the expansion of uncrewed ocean data observations across domains such as Offshore Wind, marine Conservation Data Repositories (mCDR), combating Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing, marine mapping, and marine mammal protection.
Regarding his appointment, Ziegwied shared, "I am excited to join Open Ocean Robotics during this dynamic phase of growth and innovation. The company's commitment to sustainable ocean exploration aligns seamlessly with my passion for environmental stewardship. I am eager to leverage my experience to drive sales growth, foster impactful collaborations, and elevate Open Ocean Robotics' market presence."
Open Ocean Robotics CEO Julie Angus expressed confidence in Ziegwied's capabilities, stating, "We warmly welcome Andy Ziegwied to the Open Ocean Robotics family. His industry insights and exceptional sales acumen will be instrumental in propelling our sales strategy and expanding our customer base. We believe his appointment will accelerate our mission of revolutionizing ocean research and monitoring through scalable autonomous technology."
Andy Ziegwied's appointment underscores Open Ocean Robotics' commitment to attracting top talent and fortifying its market position. With Ziegwied's extensive sales experience, the company is poised for dynamic growth, firmly establishing itself as a frontrunner in the autonomous marine technology landscape.