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Monday, March 16, 2020 

Maritime services group Global Navigation Solutions (GNS) has announced the appointment of Kent Lee as CEO, following the acquisition of GNS by the Cornes Group.

Lee succeeds Paul Stanley, who led GNS from 2014 until its acquisition by Cornes. Lee has previously held a number of senior executive positions in the information technology industry with wide international exposure.

President of Cornes Group, Kenzo Watari, said: “We are delighted to welcome Kent to the Cornes team. Under Kent’s leadership, we look forward to bringing the three marine navigation businesses in our Group, Cornes Charts, GNS and Safe Navigation, together as a single business and accelerating the development of our Voyager platform to enhance the digital and software solutions and customer experience we provide.”

Lee said: “I am delighted to have been chosen to lead the company in this next exciting phase of its journey. I greatly look forward to working with the Cornes, GNS and Safe Navigation teams to achieve further success in the years to come and continue to deliver the services and technology which is enabling shipping companies around the world to increasingly benefit from digital navigation and associated services.”

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