Ship Management Breakfast Seminar for Champions

Join us for a fresh take on emerging developments in topics covering crewing, sulfur cap 2020 and digital transformation with our experts as well as industry leaders.
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Addressing the changing landscape in Ship Management @ Singapore

Cook and Brew @ The Westin,
12 Marina View, Asia Square Tower 2,
Level 33, The Westin

Starts: Friday, 31 August 2018, 08:30 Singapore time
Ends: Friday, 31 August 2018, 11.30 Singapore time


Managing our fleet in the most efficient manner under ever increasing regulations is one of our biggest challenges. Wilhelmsen Ship Management (WSM) constantly strives to set a higher standard by being a socially responsible maritime company to promote fair trade and good corporate practice.   

Seize this opportunity to meet our management team for in-depth discussions on trade topics you wish to address.


President of WSM


Carl Schou joined the Wilhelmsen group in 2005 as Crew Manager and worked his way to become President of WSM from 2008. With his seafaring background and maritime knowledge, Carl is opinionated and has a sharp eye for industrial changes.


Vice President - Region Europe & Americas, WSM


Haakon Lenz has more than 25 years of maritime experience. He leads WSM’s offshore wind initiative in Europe and has in-depth knowledge on marine asset management. Haakon feels that renewable energy is the way to go for the sustainable future of the maritime sector.


Vice President - Region Asia, WSM


Paal Gunnulfsen has been active in the maritime industry for 28 years being involved in technical and project management for many shipping segments. He is particularly strong in gas-related ship management and follows that segment with great interest. 


Vice President - Human Resource & Organization Development, WSM


Kenny Lee is responsible for managing talents in WSM’s onshore offices. Taking care of employees’ wellbeing is his priority to retain our prized asset – our people. He is passionate in talent development for the maritime industry and leads the maritime trainee project in WSM Asia.


Vice President - Risk Management & Systems, WSM


Christina Cheh has been with the Wilhelmsen Group for close to 17 years. Christina’s sailing experiences before coming on shore provides insight to operate and manage ships with HSEQ excellence. She is also one of the key person to bring digitalization into ship/shore reporting processes.


Head of Global Procurement Services, WSM


John Beck leads WSM’s procurement team with a vision to continuously improve and enhance the procurement experience for clients and vendors. John has 30 years of experience in procurement management. John believes that technology and transparency should work hand-in-hand to ensure that the goods and services purchased on behalf of clients represent excellent value for money and fully comply with the required quality standards. 


Vice President - Finance, WSM


Daniel Reinsborg leads WSM’s financial functions in Asia. He is an advocate for accounting digital transformation in day-to-day financial functions so that the employees are able to spend more meaningful time crunching numbers for more critical accounts.


Head of Digital, WSM


Oyvind Stordal is responsible for delivering effective digital proposition and strategies to support WSM’s goal to bring ship management into digital evolution.



Head of Commercial, WSM


Sean Neilan uses his 13+ years of sales experience in the Wilhelmsen group to expand WSM’s commercial activities. Sean’s deep connections with maritime players can drive the company’s growth and visibility.


08:30 Registration
08:40 Networking and breakfast buffet

Welcome message by Carl Schou

EMSA ruling on Filipino crew: Should you be worried? by Carl Schou

09:50 Sulfur Cap 2020 by Douglas Raitt - Regional Consultancy Manager, Lloyd's Register Asia
10:05 Wilhelmsen group digital outlook by Oyvind Stordal

Closing remarks by Carl Schou

Breakfast and networking continues

This is a private seminar and networking session.

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