September 2023

Key appointment for MDL do Brasil

MDL has strengthened its commitment to Brazil with a new appointment to its client-focused in-country team.

Matheus Capella joins MDL do Brasil as Key Account Manager based at the company’s Rio de Janeiro office.

Educated in Production and Industrial Engineering as well as Robotics, Control and Automation Engineering, Matheus brings in over 8-year experience in offshore operations as a Projects Coordinator and Subsea Engineer with TechnipFMC.

He is experienced in wells commissioning and workovers, topside equipment troubleshooting, subsea control module changeouts and electrical equipment testing, among others.

In his new role, he will be responsible for strengthening and expanding relationships with existing customers in Brazil, by understanding their specific requirements and recommending tailored solutions to meet their business objectives, pulling from MDL’s extensive offering covering market-leading flex-lay equipment, engineering and technical expertise, and asset maintenance services.

Matheus said:

“MDL alternative engineering solutions are the best combination of technology and skillset to address the growth demands of the Bazilian market.

“I'm genuinely impressed by how MDL builds innovation, understanding a business’ needs and delivering a concept or package offering the best value to the client.

“I'm very excited to contribute to the company’s development plan for Brazil and be part of the MDL journey.”

Yuri Mendes Martins, MDL Brazil Country Manager, said:

“I’m extremely pleased to confirm the growth of MDL do Brasil with the appointment of Matheus as our Key Account Manager.

“In his role, he will have regular presence at our key clients’ offices, ensuring seamless collaboration between both organisations and therefore personalised support on live projects.

“Matheus brings with him a wealth of experience, having worked for various IOCs [Independent Oil Companies] in Brazil. His offshore expertise on our key clients’ assets and fields will be invaluable in enhancing our projects and operations with these existing customers, as well as extending the MDL benefits to other players in Brazil.”