Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime, cargo and supply chain solutions provider has announced the appointment of Peter Nielsen to the position of VP Africa. Peter joined the team this month and will support Mombasa-based SVP David Mackay with operations activity across the region.
Peter joins ISS with extensive agency experience in West Africa, having operated as a director at OBT shipping for over 10 years, working through Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Gambia. Prior to that, Peter was a MISE management trainee with A.P. Moller–Maersk and worked in various departments within Maersk before becoming Commercial Manager and Acting General Manager for the group in Mozambique.
David Mackay, SVP Africa, commented: “We welcome Peter on board and look forward to the support and experience he will bring which will greatly assist the ambitious growth plans ISS is developing for Africa.”
Inchcape Shipping Services is the world’s leading maritime, supply chain and cargo solutions provider. With some 300 proprietary offices in 67 countries, and a workforce of over 3, 900, 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.
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