Andrew Ward Appointed Vice President of Sales APAC


By MarEx 2016-03-07 09:15:44

As a part of its global restructure, Tranas is pleased to announce that Andrew Ward has joined the team as the Vice President of Sales, Asia Pacific. Andrew succeeds Johan Gustavsson, who moves into the newly created role of a Vice President Global Customer Support.

Chief Executive of Transas, Frank Coles explained, "As we move forwards with our vision and the next stage of growth, we are excited to have someone of Andrew's caliber join us.  Moving Johan Gustavsson into Customer Support will also add strength and allow us to continue to provide world class support."

Andrew Ward brings nearly two decades of sales experience in the commercial and defense markets, and in the oil and gas sector.

Andrew has a BA (Hons) In Business Administration and Marketing and began his career with Litton Marine Systems (now Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine). During 2007 - 2009 Andrew worked at the Imtech Marine UK supporting both their commercial business but also development of their naval business, most noticeably the CVF (Carrier Vessel Future) and the RFA (Royal Fleet Auxiliary) Landing Craft Ships.

In 2009 Andrew moved into the Offshore Oil & Gas Sector where he initially worked for L3 Communications developing the European and Middle East markets for Dynamic Position Systems and then, most recently heading up the Asia region for the C-MAR group, a provider of marine and offshore crewing, vessel management, training, consultancy and project manpower services. 

Andrew Ward comments his appointment, "Transas is now entering a new phase of growth and beginning to join the dots of true interconnectivity from ship to shore. I look forward to working with the Transas team in pushing the boundaries of the market's expectations of what a maritime company should be."

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