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In a move to strengthen relationships with customers and key suppliers in the North American oil and gas market, Gloucester-based Advanced Insulation – a leading manufacturer of technical and insulation materials for the upstream oil and gas industry; and specialist in the design, engineering and manufacture of polymer solutions for the marine and offshore sectors – has appointed Mike Sherman and Larry King as sales managers.

With responsibility for all North American subsea sales, Mike Sherman’s focus will be the development and implementation of strategic growth plans for this key Advanced Insulation market. Larry King will focus on the promotion of the company’s subsea insulation products and the development of its business throughout Texas and Louisiana.

Welcoming Mike and Larry to Advanced Insulation, director of subsea sales Kevin Firth says: “North America and specifically the Gulf of Mexico are key sectors for our subsea insulation products and these appointments will play a major role in the company’s growth plans for the US market.”

Having graduated from the University of Houston, Mike Sherman (LinkedIn page) began his career in the oil & gas sector with BJ Services. He joins Advanced Insulation from ABCO Subsea where he was responsible for umbilical management and hydraulic controls products and services; and for forging relationships with drilling contractors and OEMs.

Larry King (LinkedIn page) joins the company with over 26 years in the oil and gas industry, starting as a roustabout before progressing into insulation sales. Previous experience includes roles with Bayou Flow Technologies, where he worked with Cuming Corporation epoxy and Permapipe GSPU insulation systems. Larry also joins Advanced Insulation from ABCO Subsea where he managed customer relationships with operators and EPIC companies.