SCHOTTEL, a manufacturer of propulsion and steering systems for ships and offshore applications, announced the appointment of Svante Fielding and Randall Freeman at its North American organization, SCHOTTEL Inc., in Houma, La.
Fielding, the new Vice President Operations, Fielding previously worked at the SCHOTTEL headquarters in Spay, Germany, and will join the management team in Houma in spring 2016. He brings to the position 20 years of experience within the marine and propulsion industry, with past leadership positions across Europe / Scandinavia, North America and Asia spanning sales and service, aftermarket and production.
Freeman, Operations Manager in Houma since August 2015, is part of Fielding’s service operations team. He has more than 15 years of experience in the marine propulsion industry, serving in various technical and management positions.