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.
 


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