By Houston Business Journal

Northern Offshore Ltd. has named Gary Casswell as president and chief executive officer.

Casswell was most recently vice president of the Eastern Hemisphere operations for Houston-based Pride International Inc. (NYSE: PDE).

He replaces Jim LaChance who resigned his position as interim president and CEO. He will continue to be chairman of the offshore rig operator.

Northern Offshore is a Bermuda holding company with administrative offices in Houston.

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