BMT Fleet Technology Ltd (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has announced the appointment of Darcy Byrtus as President.
Darcy joins BMT from General Dynamics Canada where he held the post of Director of Business Development for Naval Programs and Project Management. There, he was responsible for the strategic planning, opportunity identification and pursuit for all naval programs and for the promotion of General Dynamics’ capabilities to the Canadian Department of National Defence.
With over 30 years’ experience in the management of defence projects, Darcy’s previous assignments included requirements analysis, design development and review, cost control monitoring and contract compliance.
With a dual Masters in Naval Architecture and Mechanical Engineering from MIT and a degree in Physics and Oceanography from Royal Roads Military College, he served in the Royal Canadian Navy as a Marine Systems Engineering Officer, a Ship Naval Architect and an Engineering Manager. Darcy is a member of the Project Management Institute, and a past President of the Ottawa Branch of the Canadian Institute of Marine Engineers.
Commenting on his new appointment, Darcy Byrtus says: ““I am looking forward to working with the team at BMT Fleet Technology and its clients to continue delivering leading edge engineering, research and management services to the defence, oil and gas and shipbuilding industries.”
David Bright, BMT’s Sector Director for Defence comments: “We are pleased to welcome Darcy to BMT, in an appointment that will continue to support our position in the global defence market. Darcy brings with him a wealth of knowledge in the project management of complex defence projects which will no doubt be invaluable to BMT’s future development plans.”
Press Release, March 20, 2014; Image: BMT