28 Sep

OPT adds new board director

first_imgUS-based wave energy company Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) has elected Kristine Moore as the newest member of its board of directors.Moore brings over 25 years of international senior executive experience to OPT, having served in leadership roles with Royal Dutch Shell and IBM.The new member of the board Moore boasts operational experience which spans across established and emerging markets in the Americas, Europe, Africa and Southeast Asia.Terence Cryan, Chairman of the Board of OPT, said: “The board was very deliberate in this search process to locate a candidate with the depth and breadth of experience needed to round out the credentials, skillset, and experiences of the Board members. We will benefit from Kristine’s strong leadership skills and considerable business experiences, including specific expertise in offshore oil & gas, which expands our board’s collective capabilities.”OPT has developed the PowerBuoy device which uses ocean waves to provide clean electric power and real-time data communications for remote offshore applications in markets such as oil and gas, defense and security, science and research, and communications.last_img read more

19 Sep

Cricket News New Zealand Cricket Board announces new batting coach ahead of World Cup 2019

first_imgNew Delhi: Peter Fulton has been named as the new batting coach of New Zealand Cricket team post the 2019 World Cup. Fulton, who has played 84 International games across all formats for New Zealand, will officially take over from the former teammate Craig McMillan once the World Cup gets over in July.Fulton will continue till the end of next year’s ICC T20 World Cup which is scheduled to be played in Australia. “Like many Kiwis, I’ve watched and admired the way the team’s gone about their business in recent years and so it’s pretty special to be invited back into the set-up,” Fulton said. The 40-year-old’s final appearance for the national side came in 2014 in a Test match against West Indies.RELATED”We’ve obviously got some really talented batsmen in the country and I’m looking forward to working with them to see how they can continue improving their games,” Fulton further added.”We’re delighted to have Pete come on board after the World Cup and are confident he will be a good fit for our environment,” Stead said. “We had a thorough process and utilised our senior players to help assess all the candidates. Pete obviously has a good understanding of batting, but he also demonstrated a clear vision for helping our elite batsmen. “He’s shown he has the coaching skills through his work with the New Zealand Under 19s and our winter training squads, while we know from his playing days that he will certainly add to our team culture.”HIGHLIGHTSPeter Fulton has played 84 Internationals for New Zealand across all formats. New Zealand will begin their World Cup campaign against Sri Lanka.Kane Williamson will lead Kiwis for the first time in World Cup.   For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more