Richard D. Pride is Senior Vice President, Western Hemisphere Survey Operations and will support the ISM Certification activities. In this role he has operational responsibility for North and South America, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Previously he served as Senior Vice President ABS Advanced Solutions.
Pride joined ABS in 1992 and has more than 25 years of experience working across multiple operating divisions of ABS, as Senior Vice President of Offshore Operations for ABS Group of Companies, Inc., President and COO of ABS Greater China Division, Vice President of the Central Pacific region, and Country Manager for Denmark. Pride also worked in Surveyor positions in Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, China and the United States.
Pride earned a bachelor’s degree in marine engineering from Maine Maritime Academy and is a graduate of the Wharton School of Business for Advanced Management Program. Pride also holds a United States Coast Guard Third Assistant Engineer license and is a member of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME).