BIMCO names new Secretary General

Written by Nick Blenkey
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David Loosly

BIMCO reports that, following a thorough executive search, it has appointed David Loosley as its new Secretary General & CEO with effect from June 2020.

Loosley joins from the Institute of Marine Engineering Science & Technology (IMarEST), where he served as Chief Executive for the last eight years.

Prior to joining IMarEST, Loosley ran operations at the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO). Earlier he served at sea for ten years in the U.K. Royal Navy.

Loosly will succeed Angus Frew, BIMCO’s current Secretary General & CEO, who previously announced that he would be stepping down in the summer of 2020 after leading the organization for seven years

“We are delighted to have found a successor who can continue to build on the excellent work carried out by Angus Frew in positioning BIMCO as the world’s largest international shipping association. David has outstanding communications skills and is a proven leader of an international shipping-related business,” BIMCO President, Sadan Kaptanoglu said, announcing the appointment.

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