Michael Smith has joined METAS as the new CEO in January. He replaces Olav Birkeland, witch will remain as a member of the board.

Michael has a long history in the subsea industry, particularly with instrumentation, starting in the U.S. Navy submarine force as a mechanical operator on nuclear propulsion systems and continuing, after receiving his university degrees in Finance and an MBA, in the Oil and Gas industry with Roxar and for the last 11 years with Schlumberger’s subsea segment OneSubsea. He has held management roles within Schlumberger in sales, marketing, product development and most recently with strategy development and implementation.