Quality Companies has appointed Iain Gault as business development manager for Houston and International. Based in Houston, Gault will serve to grow the Quality Companies client base in the deepwater and international arenas and introduce an expanded range of Quality Companies services to the energy sector.

Previously, Gault served as business development and technical services manager at Stork Technical Services USA, where he was the technical authority for rope access and specialist services in the Americas and the Caribbean. He has also provided assessment and evaluation of rope access classes throughout the Americas and Europe for Industrial Rope Access Trade Association (IRATA) and Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians (SPRAT).

Richard Tang, director of business development, Quality Companies, says, “Iain has a deep and wide-ranging technical proficiency, specializing in rope access with hands-on experience acquired in locations around the world. This, coupled with his extensive managerial expertise, ensures he is the ideal individual to manage deepwater and international business development initiatives for Quality Companies.”