Maersk’s SeaLand Sets Leadership Team

Posted by Eric Haun
Thursday, March 27, 2014

SeaLand, the newly founded intra-Americas regional carrier of the Maersk Group, announced today the appointment of its executive team which the company sais will fulfill its mission of delivering greater service stability and commitment, as well as a higher level of customer-focused service tailored to the customer’s needs.

The new appointees are Alfredo Di Palma, Maria Batista, Shane Sawyer, Thiago Covre and Timothy Child, who will all be on board within the next two-three months, joining SeaLand CEO Craig Mygatt.

Alfredo Di Palma will join SeaLand as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) in charge of all commercial efforts for the company. Alfredo comes with an extensive experience in the Americas trade, including postings in APM Terminal’s Port Elizabeth facility, as well as being port Manager in Puerto Cortes (Honduras). Currently, Alfredo holds the role of Commercial Manager in charge of Central America countries for Maersk Line.

Maria Batista has accepted the role of Head of Customer Service. Maria has over 20 years of experience with Maersk Line and Safmarine, including postings in Miami, Costa Rica, Toronto, Charleston and Charlotte, with direct impact over export and import customer service management and documentation. She will be responsible for building collaborative relationships in order to provide a world class customer experience.

Shane Sawyer has been appointed as Chief Finance Officer (CFO). Shane, who currently leads Regional Business Performance function for Maersk Line in West and Central Asia, brings 12 years of experience with Maersk Line, including roles in Dubai, Malaysia, Singapore, Honduras, Panama and Costa Rica. In his new role, Shane will play a key role in developing, monitoring and evaluating overall corporate strategy.

Thiago Covre will join the team as Chief Liner Officer (CLO). Thiago brings over 10 years of extensive knowledge in line management, having most recently served as Maersk Line’s Line Manager for East Coast South America to Europe. His responsibility includes building a solid network based on innovative products, both independently and through strong VSA cooperation, his area of expertise since joining Maersk Line in 2004.

Timothy Child will be responsible for overall operations as Chief Operations Officer (COO). Tim is a Maersk Line veteran, with a career spanning 25 years in areas such as trade management (including 7 years of trade experience with Central America and Caribbean), capacity management, and external and inside sales.
 

Maritime Reporter February 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

OTC Names Technology Award Winners

The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), which takes place May 4-7 in Houston, has announced 17 technologies that will receive the Spotlight on New Technology SM Award.

Jack W. Fisher Passes Away at 73

Jack W Fisher, president of JW Fishers Mfg. passed away at home after a brief illness on February 20, 2015. He was 73 years old.   The JW Fishers business was started because Fisher,

Piracy Still a Big Threat in the Indian Ocean

Underestimating the security risk in the Indian Ocean could put ships in danger once again, says maritime security company MAST Ltd.   “Whilst recent reports

Container Ships

IACS Comments on MOL Comfort Report

The International Association of Classifications Societies (IACS) informs it will study the final report issued in Japan by the Committee on Large Container Ship Safety (CLCSS),

Are Megaships Game Changers?

Bragging rights for the world’s largest container ship have changed hands four times in as many months and keep on shifting again, says a report in the Bloomberg.

Port of San Pedro Seeks to Fund Upgrades with European Roadshow

Ivory Coast's second largest port of San Pedro will hold a roadshow in France and Britain next month as it seeks to raise 180 billion CFA francs ($300 million) to fund upgrades,

News

OTC Names Technology Award Winners

The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), which takes place May 4-7 in Houston, has announced 17 technologies that will receive the Spotlight on New Technology SM Award.

Jack W. Fisher Passes Away at 73

Jack W Fisher, president of JW Fishers Mfg. passed away at home after a brief illness on February 20, 2015. He was 73 years old.   The JW Fishers business was started because Fisher,

Global LNG-Asia Prices Creep Higher on Japanese Demand

Asian spot liquefied natural gas prices edged higher as scattered demand from Japanese buyers and others helped stem the recent decline in prices, traders said on Friday.

Logistics

St. Lawrence Seaway Opening Date Pushed Back

Tthe opening date for the St. Lawrence Seaway 2015 navigation season has been delayed following review and consideration of factors and conditions affecting safe

Drop in Cocoa Bean Size Worries Ivorian Exporters

Dry weather in top cocoa grower Ivory Coast has caused a sharp drop in bean size and will delay the start of the April-to-September mid-crop by nearly two months,

Tor Svensen: Europe Must Drive Maritime Sector

Europe has a major role to play in driving the maritime industry forward, said Tor Svensen, CEO of DNV GL – Maritime, in his keynote speech on innovation at the European Shipping Week in Brussels.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Standards Navigation Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.2229 sec (4 req/sec)