The Maritime Group (TMG) International has appointed a business development director as it steps up ambitious growth plans.
Kevin Hawes takes the new role after securing a number of contract wins for TMG over the past year as its Business Development Manager.
He has also been named as a non-executive Director at the maritime services company and consultancy.
TMG’s headquarters is in Seattle and it has offices in London, Honolulu and Singapore.
Kevin, who is based at TMG Europe’s head office on Victoria Embankment in London, said: “TMG has demonstrated its international reach with new business in Pacific, the Middle East and Latin America recently.
“Despite increased global uncertainty, we have experienced a very successful year so far and aim to move the business into the next phase of its growth.
“I am ambitious for TMG and delighted to become its business development director.”
Internationally experienced sales professional Kevin joined TMG in November 2016 with a highly successful background in business to business solution sales, key account management and new business development.
His extensive maritime experience includes 17 years in the Royal Naval Submarine Service where he reached the rank of Lieutenant Commander and, more recently, in sales of marine terminal and supply chain optimization solutions to oil and gas majors worldwide.
TMG managing director Malcolm W Parrott said: “Kevin has been very instrumental in the growth of TMG since joining the company.
“He is ideally placed as business development director to drive the business forward worldwide.”
TMG is a global consortium of maritime service companies, marine consultancies and marine management businesses.
Its services include marine consultancy; operational and business advice; bid development, management and support; safety and security at sea; ship brokerage and port development and marketing.
Other services include port operation and management; cargo and freight operations; maritime business development; ship inspections, audits and vetting; technical services and litigation services and expert witness.
Visit www.the-maritime-group.com for more details.