Hong Kong-based Wallem Group pushed out the boat with some panache in September after notching up a 60-year presence in Singapore.
During the event, Wallem’s chairman, board of directors and senior management team paid tribute to general manager of Wallem Ship Agency Frankie Tan and other long service awardees from Wallem Ship Agency (Teo Ah Bah, Wee Bok Kee Henry, and Neo Soon Thiam), with a combined long service of almost 200 years!
Wallem chairman, Nigel Hill also took the opportunity to thank out going chief executive Simon Doughty for his service to the group over the years and announce that following Simon’s resignation in May this year his successor had been found. Frank Coles officially starts as new Wallem Group CEO on 30th October 2018.
Nitin Nathur, a seasoned maritime professional, heads the Wallem Singapore office up with expertise in Commercial Management, Asset Protection and Maritime Investment solutions. Nitin led Wallem’s Commercial Services in Hong Kong from 2013, prior to the team’s relocation to Singapore in 2016. Wallem’s Singapore office was set up on 1st July 1958. What began as a small office offering Ship Agency services has grown to become an Asian hub with capabilities for ship management, technical management, ship agency and commercial services; supported by a global network of 46 offices in 17 countries.