ENSCO Inc has appointed Robert Coakley as the new applied technology and engineering director of business development.

In this role, Coakley is responsible for all business development activities for ENSCO rail technology solutions for the passenger, transit and freight rail markets.

“Robert Coakley is a valuable addition to our rail technology business development staff,” states Jeff Stevens, vice-president of the applied technology and engineering division. “He brings more than 10 years of experience developing new business in the global rail industry work and track inspection equipment sector, which will be a major asset to our growth objectives.”

Prior to joining ENSCO, Coakley served as director of sales and marketing at Nordco Inc in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.

His previous experience includes sales, marketing and customer service positions at a variety of product and service companies. He holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy.