Mersey Maritime has appointed David Pendleton
as the new business development director and a financial controller. He will be responsible for promoting and developing the Mersey Maritime cluster
. He will provide a single point of contact for all the cluster members and work extensively with local councils to ensure the future growth of the Merseyside maritime community.
"I am delighted to be joining Mersey Maritime. Not only is the maritime
industry a major part of Liverpool's history, it is also a major part of its
future. I am confident that, as an organisation, Mersey Maritime has the
experience and determination to help the region achieve its deserved status
as world-class within the maritime industry," says Pendleton who was
previously international business development manager at US-based technology
company, Corning (GLW)
Mersey Maritime has also welcomed Janice Stewart at its new financial
controller. A chartered accountant, Stewart was previously European finance
manager for Atlantic Container Line (ACL). She is responsible for liasing
with funding bodies and working closely with the board to ensure the
financial viability of the company.
Sharon Witty and Anna Martos have also recently joined Mersey Maritime as
assistant project and administration manager, and marketing assistant
respectively. Witty, who was previously with Princes Group, will be working
alongside project and administration manager, Paula Deboo. Martos is an
international business graduate and associate member of the Chartered
Institute of Marketing.