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ABS Group Announces New President and CEO

February 13, 2019

ABS Group of Companies, Inc. (ABS Group), an independent subsidiary of the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), is pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan Moody as President and CEO of ABS Group. Ryan served most recently as ABS Vice President of Strategic Development, responsible for guiding and supporting ABS’ and ABS Group’s strategic activities and corporate growth globally.

Ryan brings 18 years of experience primarily in the oil and gas sector. Prior to ABS, he held leadership positions at Siemens Government Technologies, Siemens Energy, and FMC Technologies. His experience includes engineering, business segment management, product management, cybersecurity strategy, and corporate strategy. Ryan holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University and an MBA from the University of Houston. He is PMP certified.

Ryan Moody

"I look forward to leading ABS Group into a successful and transformational year as we maximize value and accelerate performance improvements for our clients," says Ryan.  "ABS Group will continue to work closely with our parent company to build on our trusted reputation and combined expertise in providing robust technical advisory solutions to the global markets we serve."

With his operational leadership experience and industry-recognized expertise in innovative oil and gas technology, Ryan will continue to strengthen the alignment between the two organizations and lead ABS Group into the future with a focus on growing risk and reliability solutions. 

ABS Group is a global leader in providing technical advisory and risk management solutions that enable companies to operate more safely, reliably, efficiently and in compliance with applicable regulations and standards. Operating in over 30 countries, ABS Group is focused on adding value in the global markets we serve and strategically capturing synergies with ABS to support both the industrial and government sectors.


About ABS Group

ABS Group of Companies, Inc. (, through its operating subsidiaries, provides technical advisory and certification services to support the safety and reliability of high-performance assets and operations in the oil, gas and chemical, power generation, marine, offshore and government sectors, among others. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ABS Group operates with more than 1,000 professionals globally. ABS Group is a subsidiary of ABS (, a leading marine and offshore classification society.

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