IAPH is delighted to announce the ratification by the IAPH Council of the new IAPH Board. The Board is formed by the president and six vice presidents, and has general authority to establish broad principles and objectives of IAPH and to make any decision regarding its operation, financing and structure.
New IAPH President
Hamburg Port Authority CEO Jens Meier has been elected as President of IAPH for the next two years, and follows the outgoing Captain K. Subranamiam, General Manager of Port Klang Authority, Malaysia. A graduated computer scientist with more than 25 years of experience in the field of port, logistics, IT, and finance, Jens has been serving as CEO of Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) since 2008. His previous professional positions include board positions at Fiege Holding, tts Group, Systematics AG (later EDS), and Software Design & Management AG (Ernst & Young Group).
New Regional Vice Presidents elected for North America and Europe
IAPH has elected Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka (first row, third right) as the new regional vice president for North America region, stepping into the shoes of Robin Silvester as outgoing President and CEO of Vancouver Fraser Port Authority. HAROPA’s CEO and Chair of the Management Board Stephane Raison (second row, third right) is the new regional vice president for Europe region, stepping into the place vacated by Jens Meier.