Houston-based GulfMark Offshore (NYSE:GLF) has a new CFO.

On Monday, the marine transport company announced that when current Chief Financial Officer Quintin Kneen takes office as president and CEO on Tuesday, James (Jay) M. Mitchell will become the company's new executive vice president and CFO.

Mitchell comes to GulfMark from privately held Flex Energy, where he served as CEO. His previous experience includes work as CFO of T-3 Energy Services up until its purchase by Robbins & Meyers in 2011.

Kneen commented on the appointment: "I am pleased to welcome Jay aboard. He is a seasoned executive who brings fast-paced energy and good judgment, and will fit well with the entire GulfMark team." 

Terms of Mitchell's compensation package have not yet been filed with the SEC.

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