September 6 - International oilfield support services company, ASCO, has strengthened its financial management team with the appointment of Marianne Lipp as group finance manager.

Marianne is based in Aberdeen and now has responsibility for its overall financial management. Her role will also involve supporting corporate planning, merger and acquisition transactions and investment projects across the ASCO Group.

Marianne has more than 20 years experience in finance, having worked in audit and corporate recovery at Deloitte before moving to KPMG as director of transaction services. At KPMG she established an oil and gas sector focused transaction services team, covering both oilfield services and upstream exploration and production.