The Netherlands: N-Sea Appoints Gerard Keser as New Managing Director

The Supervisory Board and Management of N-Sea announce that as of 12 September 2011 Mr Gerard Keser takes office as the new Managing Director of N-Sea.

Leen Noordhoek, who has been Managing Director, ad interim, since May of this year, will become a Member of the Supervisory Board.

From 2002 to 2011 Mr. Keser held various executive with Smit International NV. His last position was Managing Director of Smit Salvage and Subsea.

 Leen Noordhoek looks upon Keser a worthy successor: “I am delighted that Gerard has chosen to continue his career at N-Sea and I see in him a very competent successor who will be more than capable in bringing the the company to the next stage. He is familiar with our industry and I am convinced he is the right man for the job.”

Cees Noordhoek is looking forward to working with Keser: “Gerard is in my opinion the right man in the right place, he knows how our market works and has a clear vision about the market and N-Sea’s position within the market.”

Gerard Keser is looking forward to the new job, which he sees as a huge challenge: “N-Sea is a company with a rich history and good reputation in the industry. It’s great for me to work with the enthusiastic and highly competent employees of N-Sea and to expand the company further.”

N-Sea (formerly Noordhoek) with a history of more than 50 years is known worldwide as an intergrated subsea contractor within the oil and gas, renewables, cable and dredging industries.


Source: N-Sea, September 13, 2011;