Genco Shifts Leadership for 2019 - Global Trade Magazine
  December 25th, 2018 | Written by

Genco Shifts Leadership for 2019

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  • “Genco has taken important steps to enhance its industry leadership and I look forward to working with the team."
  • "With Robert, we have further strengthened our platform and ability to meet the exacting needs of our customers.”

Captain Robert Hughes will officially take the role as Chief Operations Officer for Genco Shipping & Trading Limited as of January 22, 2019, according to a release from the company. The timing in the leadership shift will ultimately shape the course of 2019 results and logistics for the company.

“Genco has built a strong reputation in the industry, and I am delighted to join the Company during such an exciting time,” said Captain Hughes. “Genco has taken important steps to enhance its industry leadership and I look forward to working with the team to continue to meet the highest operational standards for our customers.”

Captain Hughes brings with him over 20 years of experience with drybulk and shipping, inclusive of leadership and operations roles within the industries. His most recent role was with Cargill Ocean Transportation as Americas Operations and Global Technical Manager.

“Robert has deep knowledge of the drybulk industry and brings significant operational and leadership experience to Genco. Over the past year and a half, we have transformed our commercial platform, providing a full-scale, 24-hour logistics solution to leading charterers and cargo providers,” Chief Executive Officer John C. Wobensmith said. “With the addition of Robert to our global team of drybulk professionals in New York, Singapore and Copenhagen, we have further strengthened our platform and ability to meet the exacting needs of our customers.”

Source: EIN Presswire