Archie Bethel CBE

Chief Executive

Archie Bethel CBE - Chief Executive


Board Director May 2010 and Chief Executive September 2016




Archie was Chief Executive, Marine and Technology division, from June 2007, having joined the Group in January 2004. He was appointed Chief Executive on 1 September 2016.

External Appointments


Previous Roles

He held various Engineering and Senior Management roles in Vetco Gray International Inc. in both the UK and US. He was also Chief Executive of Scottish Enterprise Lanarkshire and Chief Operating Officer of Motherwell Bridge Group.


BSc, MBA and DSc(h.c.) from University of Strathclyde. Archie is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer, a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.