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Geoff Taylor takes up top post at Topaz Marine Engineering

Geoff Taylor takes up top post at Topaz Marine Engineering
Former Drydocks World boss Geoff Taylor is taking up the role of managing director at Topaz Marine Engineering.

Taylor is a well-known figure in the ship repair and marine industries not just in the Middle East, but globally, and brings with him to Topaz 27-years of experience at Dubai Drydocks and Drydocks World.

During his career he has held a number of top management positions including technical director of Dubai Drydocks in 1999, becoming ceo in 2004, and as the company branched out internationally ceo Drydocks World in 2007. “He was instrumental in developing Dubai Drydocks from a single site ship repair yard into world-class repair, new building, offshore and conversion group,” Topaz said.

Taylor joins Topaz after a period as an independent consultant. “I have watched the development of Topaz Marine Engineering over the years and, based on the reputation, commitment and potential of the company; it is an organisation I am very pleased to be joining,” he said.

“I hope to add my experience to that of the current Topaz Marine Engineering team to help the company realise its full potential”.   

Topaz Marine Engineering offers a range of marine repair and boatbuilding services from facilities in Dubai, Fujairah and Abu Dhabi. 

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