Wallem Fleet Personnel Director Appointed
Fared Khan, Fleet Personnel DirectorFared Khan has been appointed as Wallem Ship Management’s new Fleet Personnel Director, spearheading the company’s recruitment and retention of professional seafarers. Fared is based in Wallem’s Hong Kong head office.
Simon Doughty, Wallem Group CEO, said the Group wanted to attract and retain qualified and experienced sea staff.
“Seafarers play a central role in our business success, and the person who leads the Fleet Personnel team is significant in defining the type of seafarers we attract,” said Mr Doughty.
“We are fortunate to employ a pool of motivated and qualified seafarers and we want to ensure they stay with Wallem in the long term, and we employ more of these professionals.”
Fared Khan comes with rich experience in tankers, and is a master mariner himself. For many years he led the fleet personnel team at a leading tanker company in Singapore, developing a pool of professional seafarers. During this time, on board injuries (LTIFs) significantly reduced and seafarer engagement increased, improving the on board working and living environment.
Fared will lead Wallem’s Fleet Personnel Teams across Wallem and work closely with our Safety & Insurance Team and Technical Teams to deliver similar results for Wallem.