GAC Group’s P&I expert wins IMC Golden Shield Excellence Award at IMC Excellence Awards 2016
P&I Regional Manager – Middle East, Meena Mathews scoops recognition for track record in delivering P&I and insurance services to maritime industry
Dubai, 28 January 2016 – The International Maritime Club presented Meena Mathews, GAC’s Regional P&I Manager for the Middle East, with its Excellence in Marine Claims Management accolade at the IMC Excellence Awards ceremony at the Ocean Blue in Sharjah, UAE, this week.
Mathews was nominated by the Club’s committee of industry specialists for her work in protection and indemnity and insurance over the last year. She received her award from The Dubai Council for Marine & Maritime Industries (DCMMI) Chairman, H.E Khamis Juma Buamim.
“Within GAC, we have long known what a valuable colleague and consumate professional Meena is. Her professionalism and performance is a credit to our organisation, ” says GAC Group Vice President – Middle East, Lars Bergström. “This Award confirms that confidence in her and recognises her hard work, achievements and excellence in serving the needs of the regional maritime industry.”
The International Maritime Club (IMC) is a non-profit organisation that has been serving the maritime industry for more than 7 years. It works towards the development of the maritime industry by serving as a platform for professionals to exchange knowledge and ideas.
“On behalf of the IMC and its jury, we congratulate Meena Mathews for winning a coveted IMC Golden Shield Excellence Award Middle East 2016. The Awards are part of IMC’s remit to recognise and honour achievements by exceptional professionals. They are an extension of our mission to develop the maritime industry regionwide through ideas, knowledge, and professional development, ” said Sohan Roy, President of the IMC.
IMC membership is open to maritime associations that have contributed to the growth of the industry and society as a whole.
GAC is a global provider of integrated shipping, logistics and marine services. Emphasising world-class performance, a long-term approach, innovation, ethics and a strong human touch, GAC delivers a flexible and value-adding portfolio to help customers achieve their strategic goals.
Established since 1956, the privately-owned group employs over 9, 000 people in more than 300 offices worldwide.
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