Fednav Combines Its Shipping Business Units

Canadian bulk shipping company Fednav said Monday it will reorganizing its commercial and technical shipping businesses under one management entity.

The Marine Department, led by Executive Vice-President Tina Revsbech, will unite the traditional Chartering and Operations teams with their counterparts in the Shipowning, Technical, and Arctic units.

In addition, Fednav announced the appointment of Isabelle Brassard as Senior Vice-President, Logistics and Sustainable Development, effective September 2020.

Reporting to Paul Pathy, President and CEO, Brassard will oversee all land-based business activities, specifically Federal Marine Terminals and Fednav Direct. Additionally, she will be responsible for the ongoing development and implementation of the company’s sustainability initiatives, external relations and marketing. She is also expected to lend her experience and expertise to the newly created Marine division.

Brassard joins Fednav from Rio Tinto and she will be relocating from Singapore, her most recent position being Vice-President, Marine and Logistics. With a management career spanning more than two decades, Brassard has managed several operational portfolios across Canada, the U.S., the Middle East and Asia. In addition, she has served on the board of Rightship, the world’s leading maritime risk management and environmental assessment company.

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