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November 1, 2010
SSI News

ShipConstructor Software Inc. (SSI) has promoted Darren Larkins to the position of Chief Executive Officer.

ShipConstructor Software Inc. (SSI) has promoted Darren Larkins to the position of Chief Executive Officer.

“Darren has been a vital part of ShipConstructor for many years and has been instrumental in our growth,” said the company’s chairman, Rolf Oetter. “With Darren at the helm I know that ShipConstructor is in very capable hands.”

“I am grateful for this vote of confidence,” said Larkins. “As CEO, I am determined to guide the company consistent with the vision that has proven to be foundational to our success to date. We are committed to the belief that the pace of change in technology demands an agile solution that can readily integrate with the best available technology. Our commitment to integrating with proven, commercially available technologies such as Microsoft SQL Server and products from Autodesk is part of this vision. We remain committed to delivering tools that are user friendly, easily adopted and can be implemented with minimal IT requirements.”

Larkins combines over 10 years experience in the development, marketing, sales and implementation of marine systems with the knowledge gained from onsite visits to shipbuilders and offshore experts in over 15 countries. He was instrumental in the development of the patent-pending DDROM technology now at the core of the company’s software. Larkins has played a lead role in the US National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP) – Second Tier Shipyard Design Enhancement Project (STSDEP) as well as in recent NSRP projects focused on Design for Production (DFP). He has advised numerous clients on the implementation of their software systems and has also presented papers on shipbuilding at various international conferences.

About ShipConstructor Software Inc. (SSI)
ShipConstructor Software Inc. (SSI) is the creator of ShipConstructor®, one of the world’s leading shipbuilding and offshore CAD/CAM systems.

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