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LR APPOINTS NEW MARINE MARKETING HEAD

LR APPOINTS NEW MARINE MARKETING HEAD

Monday, August 2, 2021 

Mark Warner, formerly with Inmarsat, has been appointed as the new Head of Marketing for Lloyds Registers (LR) Maritime Performance Services (MPS) business, which brings together LRs professional services, fleet management, fleet optimisation and its Maritime Training Academy.

Reporting to Chief Marketing Officer Philippa Charlton, Warner will drive the marketing strategy for the MPS business, positioning LR as a trusted advisor to clients across the maritime industry, helping them safely, sustainably and efficiently transition through the regulatory, societal and technical challenges in the years ahead.

Warner spent the last five years as Senior Director of Marketing and Public Relations at Inmarsat. Over the last 20 years, he has amassed experience in the maritime industry working for companies such as ShipServ and Informa. He holds an MSc in International Logistics and a BSc in Maritime Business & Law. While at the University of Plymouth, Warner served five years in the Royal Naval Reserve.

Warner said: “This is an exciting time for maritime as the industry tackles the challenges associated with decarbonisation and digitalisation. I am excited to be joining the Lloyd’s Register team and supporting clients through this transformation, utilising experience, skills and expertise I have gained in maritime over the last two decades.”

Charlton said: “Mark’s addition to Lloyd’s Register’s global marketing community is a key part of LR’s growth strategy to become a go-to partner and adviser on compliance, performance and sustainability to the maritime industry and broader ocean economy. We’re building up our team of experts and investing in our people so we can develop a truly differentiated offering for our clients across LR’s global customer base.”

Andy McKeran, LR Maritime Performance Services Director, added: “I’m thrilled that Mark has joined Lloyd’s Register to help drive the growth of our Maritime Performance Services business. We are in an age of constant change, and this is another key strategic milestone as we strengthen and invest in our maritime offering, helping industry stakeholders navigate the challenges ahead with our technical advice and sector expertise.” 

The appointment is part of LR's new focus on growth on the maritime industry with an expanded role and service offering.

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