Archipelago Marine Research Appoints New President

Source: Archipelago Marine Research

VICTORIA, BC, June 3, 2019 – Archipelago Marine Research is pleased to announce that it has appointed Gord Snell to the role of President. In his new role, he will be responsible for the overall operations of Archipelago including its subsidiaries in Australia (Archipelago Asia Pacific) and the United States (Archipelago USA).

After 15 years in the role, Shawn Stebbins, will step down as President and will continue to work with Archipelago on business development and project fulfillment while supporting a seamless transition into the President position for Gord.

“Our Board of Directors is very pleased to see Gord assume the President role here at Archipelago. He is a strong proponent of business innovation and he brings a diverse background in technology and operational leadership to the role,” said Brian Emmett, Chair of the Archipelago Board of Directors.

“Gord has shown great success in leading our Monitoring Technologies division over the last 3 years and we are confident he will lead the continued success of Archipelago as a whole in this new role,” said Emmett.

Mr. Snell joined Archipelago in 2014 and has been involved in strategic planning, business development efforts and operational decisions across the organization since his arrival. His previous career experience includes nearly 20 years working for Shaw Communications in senior operational and sales roles in Alberta and British Columbia.

“I look forward to continuing the 40-year legacy that has been created here at Archipelago and will strive to deliver on our ongoing commitments to our clients and partners that are the backbone of our company,” said Mr. Snell. “I’m excited to lead a team that is so focused on delivering quality products and services and always looking for new ways to provide better value to our clients.”

Mr. Snell’s experience within Archipelago and throughout his career will be invaluable as Archipelago works to support further modernization of global fisheries and environmental monitoring. Archipelago is focused on delivering a combination of best-in-class products and reliable on-site services to clients across the globe. Mr. Snell’s background and the experience of the Senior Executive team at Archipelago will help support the seamless delivery of this vision.

About Archipelago Marine Research

Established in 1978, Archipelago Marine Research employs over 150 staff and is a global provider of sustainable marine resource management products and services. They conduct fisheries monitoring projects throughout North America, Europe, Australasia, and the Antarctic. Archipelago oversees regional offices in Europe, Australia, Alaska and at each of British Columbia’s busiest fishing ports. With more than 35 years of experience in the marine environmental sector, AMR works with fisheries, coastal communities, and government organizations to help develop efficient and cost-effective solutions for marine resource sustainability. Archipelago is based out of Victoria, British Columbia.

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Media Contact Information: Shannon Gregg (250) 383-4535 info@archipelago.ca