Maritime publishing and media relations business, Elaborate Communications, is delighted to announce the appointment of Chris Mayer to the role of Group Editor.
Chris joins the company in February and will take responsibility for editing Elaborate’s highly successful international shipping publication Ship Management International and its popular news website, as well as working on the ISSA publication The Ship Supplier and other maritime titles.
He brings a wealth of experience to the post, having worked in the maritime publishing industry for more than 35 years. He is a former long-serving news editor of Lloyd’s List and where he was latterly an Executive Editor and a mainstay in bringing in revenue. Many members of the shipping industry will recognise him from his work as a judge and speaker for the Lloyd’s List Awards series.
Welcoming Chris to the Elaborate team, Sean Moloney, Editorial Director, said: “I am delighted to have Chris join us at Elaborate and for him to take the helm at Ship Management International. Chris brings a wide range of editorial skills to the post and his knowledge and experience of the shipping industry will be an invaluable asset to Elaborate and a benefit to our readers and advertisers.”
Chris Mayer, who during his time with the Informa group launched a shipmanagement publication for the company, said: “I am looking forward to focussing my energies on the vibrant and fast-moving shipmanagement sector at the same time as I continue my long association with the shipping industry as a whole. I have been impressed by the success and wide appeal of Ship Management International and I look forward to boosting it further still through even more hard-hitting and in-depth articles of interest and assistance to our world-wide readership.”