Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has announced the appointment of Les Morris to a new role as Senior Vice President Global Sales.
The new position has been created to deliver a global key account management and sales excellence programme for customers. The new role will involve developing mutually beneficial relationships for ISS which focus on customers’ business planning.
Based at ISS’ headquarters in the UK, Les Morris will help the company enhance its position as a strategic value-added partner. He will report directly to Chief Commercial Officer, Nigel Pusey.
Les has thirty years’ experience in sales and business development in the logistics and supply chain sector. He believes in a holistic approach to account management.
He has held senior positions with Kuehne & Nagel and P&O, and has a strong track record in expanding global sales, delivering key operational improvements and exceptional customer service.
Said Nigel Pusey, Chief Commercial Officer: “The addition of this new position demonstrates our commitment to more strategic commercial partnerships and delivering sales excellence. Les’ strategic international account management and leadership experience will be of great benefit to ISS, to our customers and their businesses.”
Inchcape Shipping Services is the world’s leading maritime services provider. With 294 proprietary offices in 65 countries, and a workforce of over 3, 940 the company’s diverse global customer base now includes owners and charterers in the oil, cruise, container and bulk commodity sectors as well as naval, government and inter-governmental organisations.
ISS provides landside commercial and humanitarian logistics, transit, offshore support, informational and other associated marine services. The company also provides a growing range of outsourcing services including global crew and marine spares logistics; port hub agency management; and sophisticated Enterprise Resource Planning solutions through its subsidiary ShipNet.