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Johan Gustafsson (Photo: Ocean Technologies Group)

Gustafsson Joins Ocean Technologies Group

Experienced maritime technology and ship management executive Johan Gustafsson has joined learning and operational technology company Ocean Technologies Group as Chief Revenue Officer.Based in the group’s Norwegian office, Gustafsson will lead account management, customer support and sales teams based globally across Ocean Technologies Group companies. He will report to group CEO Manish Singh.Gustafsson’s experience in maritime technology businesses spans two decades with blue-chip organizations including Transas, Wartsila and most recently with Wallem Group, as its Chief Operating Officer.

Left to right: Cole Merritt, Sales Manager, OEM Sales, Americas & Peter Gonzalez, Aftermarket Sales and Training Manager, Americas (Photo: MJP)

Marine Jet Power Adds to Growing Team in the Americas

Marine Corps from 1998 -2007 and served as a section leader for both Amphibious Assault and Small Craft Company from 2003 -2007. Most recently he was employed by the Mack Boring & Parts Company where he was responsible for dealer accounts for Scania Marine, providing technical sales support and account management to customers in his area of responsibility. Prior to that Merritt held increasing roles of responsibility at SAFE Boats International in the customer support group. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the American Military University.Gonzalez has joined MJP as

Gavin Lipsith (Photo: Wake Media)

Lipsith Joins Wake Media

Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery, Lipsith brings market knowledge that will assist Wake Media and its clients in aligning their communications with the evolution of the shipping industry.As well as helping shape the content agenda for Wake Media’s clients, Gavin will also provide account management support, reporting to the Head of PR & Communications

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Ossena to Drive AGCS N. America Growth

(HML), will assume additional responsibility as the North American Regional Head of HML, effective April 1, 2019.Relocating to New York from Paris, Ossena will work closely with direct report John Kiernan, the current Head of HML in North America, who will take on the key responsibility for large account management and portfolio steering across the business.Ossena has held his current global role since 2017. He also served as the Regional Head of Mediterranean Marine & Energy through January 2018, also based in Paris. Ossena first joined AGCS in 2010 as an Internal Audit Manager and in 2012 moved

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ShipMoney Announces New Appointments in Europe

local knowledge and relationships in the Greek and Cypriot maritime markets which will immediately boost ShipMoney’s ability to support clients locally as well as continue to develop and grow business in these important areas.Joining Roula is Matthew Sankary who has been appointed Director of Account Management Europe, bringing with him an international, professional and strategic approach to the role having worked for the past few years at American Express. He was UK Client Manager at American Express working with more than 100 merchants before joining its E-commerce/multi-currency acquisition team

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Predictive Analytics Drives Better Crew Travel Management

findings from accurate data can reduce costs, plan for what you may think is unforeseen, and drive better business decisions. So if I have a sleepless night, I think about lovely spreadsheets rather than sheep in order to drift off into a calm snooze.The AuthorEleftheria Letsiou is Head of Global Account Management for Shipping at ATPI Griffinstone, the specialist marine and energy division of the travel management and events business, the ATPI Group

Jordan Tilton (Photo: MJP)

Marine Jet Power Hires Tilton

Jordan Tilton has rejoined the Marine Jet Power (MJP) sales team as Program Manager responsible for key account management and aftermarket business development in the Americas.Tilton has more than 15 years experience in the commercial marine sector. He began his career on the Great Lakes captaining high speed ferries and also worked as a captain on board yachts and commercial vessels in the Gulf Coast and Caribbean before joining U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Air and Marine as a Vessel Commander and Marine Interdiction Agent.Tilton holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Ohio State Universit

Kim Skaarup, Chief Executive Officer, ShipServ  (Photo: ShipServ)

ShipServ Appoints New Executive Management

in the Americas, as well as global partner relationships, and ShipServ’s initiatives in the cruise industry.   Commenting on Mikael Weis’ appointment, ShipServ’s newly appointed CEO, Kim Skaarup, said, “Mikael has a deep understanding of the business having run our account management for 10 years as well as our legal and compliance affairs, which is becoming more and more important to ship operators with tightening regulation in our industry. Having Mikael assume the role of COO will also enable me to focus on delivering a number of key strategic initiatives, along with

RoadOne Appoints Chandler to Sales Leadership Team

Steve Chandler has joined the company as Vice President of Sales for the U.S. Southeast and Gulf regions.  Chandler brings to the position more than 30 years of container shipping, intermodal drayage and logistics experience. Prior to RoadOne, Chandler held numerous business development and account management positions with top global ocean carriers including CMA-CGM, Hapag-Lloyd and NYK Line, as well as his most recent position at another leading intermodal trucking company.  He also served in the U.S. Air Force as a freight management specialist. To further support shippers in the U.S

Matt Corbin (Photo: Sparrows)

Corbin Joins Sparrows Group as European Director

further growth in sectors outside the oil and gas industry.  Corbin first entered the oil and gas arena in 1997 after gaining a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering at Brunel University. He has since held a variety of high level positions in production, project engineering, account management and concept design.  

Rolf Andreas Wigand (Photo: Vestdavit)

Vestdavit Opens US Office

.S. We are now in an excellent position to grow our business further.”   The Seattle office will be managed by Magnus Oding, who for many years held the position of Marketing Manager at SPNW, working closely with customers throughout the U.S. Oding will initially head a three-strong key account management and customer support team, alongside colleague Alex Mazick, who also joins Vestdavit from SPNW as Spare Parts Coordinator. In the first instance, the team will be completed by a service technician, responsible for on-site customer support, annual and five year inspections, and on-board training

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TecNiq Grows North American Sales Team

will focus on trailers and Nelson on marine. McNees brings over 15 years of sales experience to TecNiq. Prior, she worked as a general manager in the technology industry. She attended Davenport University and Michigan State University for leadership. Nelson has over 12 years of marketing and account management experience in the telecom and technology industries, including selling to nonprofit and municipal accounts. He holds a bachelor's degree in business and communications from Eastern Michigan University

Jim Koza (Photo: Lumitec)

Koza Joins Lumitec as Sales Director

Lumitec, designer and manufacturer of extreme environment LED lighting solutions, has appointed Jim Koza as Director of Sales at its R&D/manufacturing headquarters in Delray Beach, Fla.   In his new position, Koza will work closely with Lumitec’s Marketing Department, Account Management, and the company President to further strengthen relationships with current customers and cultivate new growth opportunities.   Koza brings to the role more than 20 years of sales experience in the manufacturing and distribution sectors. Prior to joining Lumitec, he held a National Director

Damian Seipe (Photo: RSC Bio Solutions)

RSC Bio Solutions Expands

. Treese has a bachelor of science in business administration degree from Penn State University.   Lauren Lionberger joins the RSC Bio Solutions team as global commercial director for the marine market. In this role, Lionberger will lead the team responsible for business development and account management globally in key marine and offshore oil and gas segments. Lionberger brings extensive experience and relationships related to direct sales and project management in oil and gas and lubricants markets from companies like Chevron and Optical Metrology Services. Lionberger has a bachelor of science

Peter Lister (Photo: Seaspan Marine)

Seaspan Names Lister VP, Commercial Services

Peter Lister has joined the senior leadership team at Seaspan Marine as Vice President, Commercial Services, responsible for marketing, sales and customer relations. He will develop and build marketing strategies, customer service quality control measures, customer service standards and account management processes.    Lister brings to the role more than 20 years of experience as a research and innovation leader in the forestry sector. He joins the company from FPInnovations where he served as Vice President, Forest Operations & Wood Products.    Lister holds both

Randy Lim (Photo: Braemar Adjusting)

Braemar Adjusting Promotes Lim

Braemar Adjusting since 2013, prior to which he amassed more than 25 years of experience in the insurance industry in progressive roles including claims handling, claim management, relationship management and business development with various underwriters and vendors as well as claims advocacy and account management with a large international brokerage. Since joining the Calgary office, he has worked under the leadership of Paul Cameron to develop a strong book of business in the Canadian and United States regions

Morten Dehn (Photo: Dan-Bunkering)

New Hirings at Dan-Bunkering

past 13 years in different financial positions.   The Dan-Bunkering Group has expanded its business with no less than five new offices within the past year, giving the company a desire to strengthen its organization even further with experienced competences.   Strengthening the key account management area is an essential part of the company’s strategy of continued growth, the company sai

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