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Maritime Strengthen Management Team

Posted 17th Feb

Maritime Transport Ltd (Maritime) have strengthened their management structure with the appointment of several new Directors and General Managers.

“As we continue to experience significant growth from across the business we’re delighted to be promoting and strengthening our management team” said John Williams, Group Managing Director. “Stuart Wardlaw, our Fleet Engineer, has recently been promoted to Fleet Director, and Derek Keeble is now our IT & HR Director. Both Stuart and Derek are also members of our board and therefore continue to contribute to the long-term development of the Company.”

Previously General Managers, Tom Williams has now been appointed as Commercial Director whilst John Bailey and Paul Heyhoe have been appointed as Operations Directors.

"As we continue to experience significant growth from across the business we're delighted to be promoting and strengthening our management team"


“Tom, John and Paul have all been with the business for many years” said Simon Smart, Managing Director – Containers. “Their progression and appointment as Directors of the Company is testament to the wealth of knowledge and experience they each have of both Maritime, and the transport industry.”

In addition to the appointment of five new Directors, four of the businesses Area Managers; Darren Heyhoe, Nathan Southey, Mike Alcock and Adam Lyons have been promoted to General Managers.

“Our successful expansion into new markets, particularly over recent years, has enabled us to offer our customers a more complete solution to their logistical needs” said Dave Boomer, Managing Director – Distribution. “In order to further build upon the already great relationships we have with new and existing customers we felt it was appropriate to promote several of our experienced managers as they each continue to progress both personally and with the business.”

Maritime have grown substantially over the years and their latest investment in their staff, improving and strengthening their management structure, comes just one year after appointing Graham Roberts as their Non-Executive Chairman.