SeeByte, a global leader in developing smart software solutions for unmanned maritime systems, today announced the appointment of Dr Chris Haworth as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective August 2020. At the same time, Dr Scott Reed will become SeeByte’s Chief Technology Officer.
Chris Haworth has been promoted from his position of Commercial Director to become CEO of the company. Chris succeeds Dr Bob Black, who will retire as CEO and remain on the board as a non-executive director and strategic adviser. Dr Scott Reed has been promoted from his position as Engineering Director to become Chief Technology Officer.
George Lecakes, Chairman of SeeByte, said:
“We are delighted to announce the promotions of Chris and Scott who have been key members of the SeeByte team for many years. This transition has been carefully planned for some time, and will provide stability and continuity for SeeByte as the company continues to grow.”
Chris Haworth commented: “I am looking forward to leading an excellent team of people as we continue to develop our technology base, grow the business, and serve our customers around the world.”
Bob Black commented: “It’s been a great privilege to lead SeeByte for the last ten years. I look forward to supporting Chris, Scott and the rest of the SeeByte team.”
Chris Haworth will succeed Bob Black as SeeByte's CEO