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“SPI Group Appoints COO.”

[20 April 2020]SPI Marine is pleased to announce that, effective immediately, Mark Roberts has been appointed as the Group’s Global Chief Operating Officer.


In this new position, Mark will be central to enhancing the breadth and depth of the Group’s service offer, driving operational excellence and building upon the company’s strong foundation for achieving growth across all our global locations.

“We are delighted to welcome Mark Roberts as SPI Marine’s Group COO, ushering in an important and exciting new chapter in the company’s history,” said Jeff Mavelli, President of SPI Marine USA.

“Mark is a seasoned executive in the industry and has wide-ranging management-level experience at a major global shipbroking business. Mark’s strategic mindset and deep industry knowledge, will help SPI Marine reach the next phase of growth for our business.”

“Moreover, Mark is the ideal candidate to lead the company’s technological progress, as we increasingly strive to deliver timely, relevant and accurate data and information to our clients,” added Graeme Harness, Managing Director of SPI Marine UK.

“I am very excited to join SPI Marine at this transformational time, not only for the Company, but also for the shipping services industry as a whole,” said Mark. “I look forward to working with everyone to further enhance the quality and range of services to our customers and to cement SPI’s position in the market as a global leader.”

Mark will be based out of the UK office and his contact details are as follows:

Mobile: +44 (0)7778 139346 | Switchboard: +44 (0)203 7138855 | Email: [email protected]

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About SPI Marine

SPI Marine is an independent service provider, offering impartial ship broking, agency and logistics services, focused on the specialised transportation of bulk liquids. SPI Marine’s worldwide presence allows us to think global and act local, as we bring together Charterers and Owners, buyers and sellers in the tanker segment. For more information please on the company, visit staging.spimarine.com.