SBM Offshore appointed Bernard van Leggelo to the newly created position of group executive managing director as part of a corporate restructuring program. Previously, van Leggelo was the company’s managing director of the SBM Houston Execution Centre. He will focus on the company’s operational strategy and long-term planning. Van Leggelo has been with SBM since 1995. He holds an MS in ocean engineering from the University of Connecticut and a BS in mechanical and electrical engineering from Ecole Centrale in Belgium.