Seabury Maritime Expands Executive Team
The global maritime and transportation investment bank and industry advisory Seabury Maritime PFRA (SMPFRA), a division of Seabury Capital Group, announced the appointment of Fernando Lehrer as Executive Director, Head of Marine Services, and Nikos Petrakakos as Vice President, Head of Maritime Environmental Innovation.
Lehrer and Petrakakos are joining the SMPFRA’s leadership to further advance the company’s strategy to provide an integrated platform to its clients that delivers an end-to-end solution for their maritime-oriented transportation investment banking and consultancy needs.
“Fernando and Nikos are thought leaders and visionaries in applying innovative solutions and technology to the maritime industry, and they will add valuable perspectives to our team,” said Seabury Maritime PFRA President & Chief Executive Officer Edward M.A. Zimny.
Lehrer, who is based in Houston, Texas, will head the new Marine Services Unit, overseeing initiatives in maritime digitization, maritime technology, and advisory services. He will report to President & Chief Executive Officer Edward M.A. Zimny.
Nikos, who is based in Edison, New Jersey, will head the new Environmental Initiatives Unit, which encompasses Green Ports, Environmental Advisory, and in conjunction with the SMPFRA Investment Banking Unit, Green Marine Equipment Finance (Scrubbers, Ballast Water, and more). He will report to Managing Director & Global Head of Advisory Patrick Bird.