David McGinley, Managing Director of global ship repair, conversion and marine specialist Atlantic and Peninsula Marine Services, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Merseyside shipyard and marine engineering services company Cammell Laird, with immediate effect.

He will continue his role at Atlantic and Peninsula Marine Services, which includes leading A&P Group Limited, Atlantic and Peninsula Australia PTY Limited, as well as A&P Group’s marine platform business Marine Designs Ltd and Falmouth Docks and Engineering Company (FDEC).

McGinley Joined A&P Group in 2017 as Group Managing Director responsible for all ship repair activities and operations at the A&P Group facilities in the North East of England and Falmouth.  David became an Executive Director as Managing Director Atlantic and Peninsula Marine Services Ltd in 2018.

Prior to joining A&P Group, he spent 13 years working at Babcock in senior level roles that spanned strategic development, business development and commercial port operations.    David’s career also includes more than 20 years’ service in the Royal Navy.

McGinley is a visiting Professor at the University of Strathclyde in Scotland and is a past President of the UK Shipbuilders and Ship repairers Association, part Chair of the Association of British Offshore Industries and is a Director of the Society of Maritime Industries