Lamarre Named CEO at Seaspan Shipyards

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July 23, 2018

  • Mark Lamarre has been named CEO of Seaspan Shipyards. (Photo: Seaspan Shipyards)
  • The first large vessel launched under Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy, Offshore Fisheries Science Vessel CCGS Sir John Franklin (Photo: Heath Moffat Photography)
  • Mark Lamarre has been named CEO of Seaspan Shipyards. (Photo: Seaspan Shipyards) Mark Lamarre has been named CEO of Seaspan Shipyards. (Photo: Seaspan Shipyards)
  • The first large vessel launched under Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy, Offshore Fisheries Science Vessel CCGS Sir John Franklin (Photo: Heath Moffat Photography) The first large vessel launched under Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy, Offshore Fisheries Science Vessel CCGS Sir John Franklin (Photo: Heath Moffat Photography)

Mark Lamarre, who most recently served as CEO of Australian Shipbuilding Company (ASC), has been named CEO of Seaspan Shipyards effective immediately. Lamarre succeeds Brian Carter, who stepped down to pursue other opportunities.
Lamarre’s appointment follows recent Seaspan Shipyards additions to the senior leadership team, including Jari Anttila (previously with Philly Shipyard Inc. and Meyer Turku in Finland) as COO and Christof Brass (previously with Airbus Group SAS) as CFO.
Lamarre is an experienced shipbuilding executive with more 30 years of experience in operations, and business transformation. Most recently, he served as CEO of ASC PTY LTD, where he led a $600 million shipbuilding division of ASC engaged in the engineering, construction, activation and post-delivery support of Naval surface combatants to the Australian Navy. Previously, Mr. Lamarre worked at Bath Iron Works, the $1.2 billion shipbuilding business unit of General Dynamics Corporation, where he spent 24 years in increasingly senior roles, responsible for areas such as production engineering, planning, procurement, material control and operations, among others. Mr. Lamarre holds an MBA from Boston University’s Questrom School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts

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