Suretank, the world's leading provider of engineered solutions to the offshore oil and gas industry, has appointed Abby Carragher as Area Sales Manager for the Netherlands and Denmark.

Responsible for maintaining ongoing relationships with existing offshore tanks and container customers and developing new business within these important regions, Abby will work alongside the team at Suretank's Netherlands division, launched last year with support from its  long-term Dutch partner Stainless Equipment Works (SEW).  

Abby joined Suretank in 2010 as a Sales Administrator before quickly taking responsibility for the companies accessories and spare parts division generating a €1 million turnover within two years.

Prior to being promoted to the role of Area Sales Manager Abby was one of three successful candidates to complete the company's management development programme which supports new emerging talent amongst employees.

Abby Carragher commenting on her new role said: "I’m looking forward to the new challenge of developing sales within both these regions especially in Denmark as I believe this is a growing market for the business and presents us with lots of new opportunities.  I’m also looking forward to travelling and getting out to meet with customers face to face."

Philip Murphy, Director of Customer Care, added: "Abby has impressed us from day one, demonstrating initiative and a real drive to succeed. She showed great potential throughout the management development programme and we are confident that she will continue to be a great asset to the business as she pursues her new role."

Abby is currently studying for a four year business degree course at Dublin Business School.

Suretank is a global leader in the supply of tanks and CCUs (Cargo Carrying Units) to the offshore oil and gas industry. The company has design and manufacturing facilities in Ireland, Brazil, China, the Netherlands, Poland, Thailand, UK and USA as well as sales offices in Australia, Malaysia, Nigeria and Norway.

Suretank’s product range includes chemical and acid tanks, helifuel tanks, offshore containers, baskets, mudskips and cryogenic tanks. Suretank’s customer base includes most of the leading service, rental, exploration and production companies in the offshore industry. Suretank products are found worldwide, including North Sea, West Africa, Gulf of Mexico, Brazil, Canada, Caspian, Sakhalin, India, Australia, Middle East and the Far East.