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William J. Dore

The Offshore Energy Center honors William J. Doré with its 2005 Pinnacle Award.

Doré is the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Global Industries, Ltd., a leading provider of marine construction and support services. 

Established by Doré in 1973 as a small diving company with three employees, he has expanded its services over the past 32 years to include construction barges and diving vessels.

Today his company operates 65 vessels and employs over 3,200 personnel in 27 countries around the world.

Doré’s philanthropic and community endeavors focus on education and youth scholarship programs, especially in his home state of Louisiana. Doré is a 2000 recipient of the Horatio Alger Award. He was granted an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Humane Letters by McNeese State University to honor his contributions and commitment for better education and quality of life.



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