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Moran Towing Corporation announces the retirement of President and CEO of Moran Environmental Recovery, Brian J. House


Moran Environmental Recovery’s (MER) President and CEO Brian J. House recently announced his retirement after over thirty-five (35) years of service to the environmental services/emergency response industry. 

Brian has served as President and CEO of MER since 2007. Under his leadership, the company continued and accelerated its growth to become one of the largest privately held integrated suppliers of environmental, commercial diving, and response services in the United States. Over the years, he led the organization through a series of strategic acquisitions, building a national reputation for its performance-driven service and diversified offerings. Brian is well-regarded in the industry, having served on several boards and committees, including as a past President of the Spill Control Association of America (SCAA).

Brian came to MER through a joint venture partnership in 2007, and then in 2019, MER became a wholly owned subsidiary of Moran.  William P. Muller, Senior Vice President of Moran and Chairman of MER, will oversee the reorganization process of MER, effective June 1st, 2021 and stated:

“In 2011, Brian and I discussed the company’s future vision and strategy. As a result, MER embarked on a series of successful acquisitions and subsequent organic growth. I want to thank him for his friendship and professional accomplishments in managing that growth into a successful, diversified, and exciting company. His unwavering dedication to the success of MER and to its people was always evident to all of us throughout this period.” 

MER is an integrated supplier of environmental, industrial, mechanical, and commercial diving services with an unwavering commitment to industry-leading performance. MER delivers the highest level of safety, quality, and reliability to every client and is trusted by many of the nation’s largest utilities, railroads, ports, and government agencies. With a culture of performance guiding every aspect of its service, MER’s expert staff, specialized equipment, and vast network of locations allows MER to continually meet the intense demands of industries across North America. www.moranenvironmental.com

MER is a subsidiary of Moran Towing Corporation headquartered in New Canaan, CT. Moran is a 160-year-old provider of marine towing and transportation services. Moran has a long-standing reputation for safe, efficient service achieved through a combination of well-trained personnel and state-of-the-art equipment. www.morantug.com

Contact: Laurie Maker, Vice President, Communications and Corporate Initiatives


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