(October 31, 2005) Hydroid is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Fred Morrison for the position of Technical Writer and Vito Bliudnikas for the position of Senior Program Manager. Both individuals have extensive experience in their perspective areas of expertise.
Fred hit the ground running early in the month of October and will assume responsibility for writing and maintaining all operations and maintenance manuals. Recent Hydroid contracts with the US Navy require completely updated and unique Operations & Maintenance manuals which will become Fred’s responsibility. Before joining Hydroid Fred was employed as a technical writer at Waters Corporation in Milford, MA. He holds a BS degree in Environmental Sciences from the University of Massachusetts.
Vito joined the company primarily to program manage several large government contracts. He has over twenty-five years of experience in the development, design, assembly and test of military and commercial electronic and sensing systems. He has experience in engineering management, systems / project engineering and circuit design engineering. Before joining Hydroid he was employed as a senior engineer at Tekelec in Hyannis, MA. He holds a BS in electrical engineering from Cornell University.
Commenting on the recent hiring of both Fred and Vito, Kevin McCarthy, vp of marketing stated that “Both Fred and Vito are joining us at a pivotal point in our development as we transition additional REMUS technologies from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution into Hydroid. The next several years will be exciting growth years for Hydroid and both Fred and Vito will be instrumental to our continued success.”
Hydroid Inc. holds the exclusive license from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution for the manufacture and further development of the REMUS Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) technology.
For further information contact Kevin McCarthy, Vice President of Marketing at Hydroid at Tel 508-563-6565, e-mail [email protected].
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