InterManager appoints Gerardo Borromeo president, joined by four new vice-presidents.
InterManager, is an international trade association for in-house and third party ship managers presently has a membership of 91 – both Full and Associate members – involved in the management of almost 5,000 vessels and some 250,000 crew.
Mr Borromeo, who was elected unopposed at InterManager's AGM in Copenhagen, succeeds Alastair Evitt, Managing Director of Meridian Marine Management, who has completed his two-year term of office.
The AGM also voted in four new Vice Presidents to focus on specific areas of InterManager business. They are: Alex Albertini (Marfin Management) who takes up the role of Treasurer; Peter Curtis (Seaspan Ship Management) who will focus on the role of the Secretariat; Wim Van Noortvijk (ISSA) who will concentrate on Membership; and Ian MacLean (Hill Dickinson) who will become General Counsel to the Association.
Welcoming Mr Borromeo’s appointment, InterManager Secretary General Captain Kuba Szymanski said: “We believe Gerardo Borromeo will be well placed to provide strong and positive leadership to our organisation at a time when the shipping industry is facing tough economic challenges, supported by the four Vice Presidents who will help us to ensure we are meeting our members’ expectations.”
Gerardo Borromeo is Vice-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Philippine Transmarine Carriers, Inc. (PTC), one of the largest crew management companies in the Philippines, deploying more than 33,000 seafarers annually.