Phoenix International has promoted Kent VanHorn to vice president for Global Submarine Rescue.
A retired U.S. Navy Submarine Warfare Officer, prior Commanding Officer of the Navy Undersea Rescue Command, and current U.S. Navy Submarine Rescue Operations and Maintenance Contract Program Manager, VanHorn has extensive worldwide experience coordinating submarine rescue operations and maintaining complex rescue vehicles and equipment to the exacting standards of the United States Navy.
In his new position as VP for Global Submarine Rescue, VanHorn will execute, manage, and coordinate all Phoenix submarine rescue and intervention contracts. His responsibilities will include development of a comprehensive submarine rescue execution and marketing strategy, and corresponding plans to expand Phoenix’s worldwide submarine rescue/intervention program.
Patrick Keenan, Phoenix president, stated, “Kent VanHorn will excel as Phoenix’s VP – Global Submarine Rescue. He is a proven leader with both the technical and fiscal skills required to ensure that our primary U.S. Navy client continues to receive outstanding service while we concurrently grow our international submarine rescue business.”