Geophysical Survey Systems, Inc (GSSI) Announces Chris Green as New President

May 7, 2024, 10:25 am

GSSI is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Green as President and COO. Chris Hawekotte, the company’s President since 2006, has been promoted to Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO. The changes became effective on May 6.

“Chris is well suited to take on this new role” says Mr. Hawekotte, “and I am supremely confident in his ability to lead us forward. As GSSI’s VP of Products for the past 7 years, he has already helped set us on a path to the future. His passion for our customers and employees, deep technical background, and uncanny ability to identify opportunities will serve as a catalyst for continued growth and success.”

Prior to joining GSSI, Mr. Green was a key member of the senior leadership teams at several industry leading technology companies. He has held successful positions in business unit management, product management and engineering management where he had overall financial responsibility for multiple business segments. Chris is absolutely thrilled to be taking on this new role at GSSI. “GSSI has been a leader in the GPR industry for more than 50 years. This is because of a company-wide, unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction and innovation. Because of these commitments, the future of GPR is extremely exciting and we feel that GSSI is in a unique position to help address unmet needs in current and upcoming markets and applications. I am honored to be a part of this future and I couldn’t be more optimistic about where the company is going.”

Chris Hawekotte added, “We are fortunate to have an exceptional team at GSSI, supported by a culture and work environment that has led to our company being recognized as a great place to work. This allows us to deliver world-class, customer-focused products and services that have defined the GPR industry for decades. I look forward to working with Chris to make sure GSSI continues to set the standard for excellence.”

Front row, OYO Corporation (left to right): Mr. Nao Shigemoto, Executive Officer OYO Corporation; Mr. Fumitaka Oguri, President OYO USA; Dr. Hiromasa Shima, OYO Corporation
Back row, GSSI (left to right): Chris Green, President; EJ Ponto, VP of Finance, CFO; Christopher Hawekotte, Chairman of the Board & CEO; Marc Lussier, VP of Operations; David Cist, VP of Technology, CTO

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