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Shipper’s group appoints chair

[ May 11, 2018   //   ]

The Global Shippers Forum has confirmed Sean van Dort as the organisation’s new chairman.

He is director of logistics and digital services integration for MAS Capital, a major apparel manufacturer based in Colombo, Sri Lanka and has been a member of the GSF board since 2015.  Until recently, he was chairman of the Sri Lankan Shippers Council. He succeeds Bob Ballantyne, chief executive of the Freight Management Association of Canada, who has chaired the GSF since its incorporation in 2011.

Earlier, GSF secretary general Chris Welsh announced his retirement from both GSF and the UK’s Freight Transport Association.

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