Andre Porretto is IMR Technical Sales Lead for Oceaneering’s Subsea Projects Group. He started his career in southern Louisiana in the early 1990s, beginning as a contract employee for several major oil companies, such a Samedan Oil (now Noble Energy) and Texaco. He served in different roles from logistics, pipeline maintenance, to meterman. In the mid-90s, he worked for Offshore Logistics in corporate sales, focusing on vessel charter, helicopter charter and contract labor divisions. In the 2000s, he started his own company Complete Oilfield Services, which he sold a few years later. In the mid-2000s, he joined Cross Group, where he helped develop the Marine division to support diving operations for Oceaneering. Later, he helped form Cross Group’s Subsea Intervention group, which is now part of BHGE. In 2014, he joined BOA Marine Subsea as its Business Development Manager. He joined Oceaneering in 2016.
He is married with one daughter. He lives in Magnolia, Texas. His hobbies include outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing and also he also holds a private pilot’s license.