Blue Ocean Acquisition Corp. announced the appointment of Richard Leggett to the role of chief executive officer of the Company. Mr. Leggett was previously chief executive officer of FrontierView.
He has previously led two other private-equity-backed B2B information services companies and before that was a managing director of investment banking at Goldman, Sachs & Co. He replaces Marcus Brauchli, who was acting as Interim Chief Executive Officer after the departure of Paul Bascobert, who stepped down in the month of September 2022 to become president of the Reuters unit of Thomson/Reuters. Mr. Brauchli will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board.
Mr. Bascobert remains a director of Blue Ocean.