Our People

Management Team

Our team are highly motivated in producing market leading Unmanned Marine Systems, they have a unique assortment of expertise, education and experience coupled with a 'can do' attitude that makes this possible.

Our employees enjoy coming to work each day and all are encouraged to be creative and express ideas to maximize the quality of our products.

Thomas S. Chance Chief Executive Officer Thomas Chance was founder and CEO of C & C Technologies, an international offshore surveying company and the leader in commercial AUV technology development and operations. Having grown that company to over 600 employees with 12 offices worldwide, Thomas sold C & C in 2015 and is now dedicating his efforts to the global growth of ASV. Thomas has a Master’s Degree in engineering, an MBA, and more than 33 years of experience in the offshore industry.
Mark Exeter Managing Director Mark is a new addition the ASV Global (UK) team bringing a wealth of experience in developing reliable marine products, robotics, business operations, and manufacturing process from his time at Saab Seaeye.
Dan Hook Senior Director - Business Development Dan Hook brings 14 years of experience in the unmanned marine industry to ASV. He is a qualified Naval Architect and Chartered Engineer who before working for ASV was a consultant specializing in unmanned platforms and high speed craft design and evaluation. Dan oversees all company activities and remains closely involved with the technical aspects of design and production and works closely with customers.

In April 2015 Dan was awarded the AMSI Council Business Person of the Year.
Richard Daltry Technical Director Rich Daltry has responsibility for the design and continuing development of all ASV products. He is a qualified Naval Architect with extensive experience of commercial small craft design and testing, unmanned control systems and unmanned surface vehicle operations. Richard and his team design bespoke systems for a variety of applications with a consistent focus on rugged, reliable and safe unmanned operation.
Vince Dobbin Sales and Marketing Director Vince Dobbin has been with ASV since December 2011 bringing extensive experience in sales and marketing from previous roles with Drumgrange, WFS Technologies, Roke Manor Research and STS Defence. He served over 30 years in the Royal Navy in a variety of engineering and operational roles.
Larry Karl Vice President / General Manager Larry Karl is responsible for ASV Global’s engineering, sales, and operations efforts in North America. Larry has over 29 years of experience managing and developing complex systems for government and industry. He joins ASV Global from Oceaneering International's Advanced Technology Group where he held various technical and managerial positions. Larry holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Clarion University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Science degree from the University of Maryland.
Brian Anderson Technical Sales Manager Brian Anderson is Technical Sales Manager for ASV in Houston, having had a 35 year career in marine geophysics, field operations, marketing and sales. Most recently he was VP of Oil and Gas sales for Liquid Robotics, and VP NSA Marketing and Sales for SeaBird Exploration. He has served many years on the Board of Directors of the IAGC.

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