Seaspan appoints Christof Brass as chief financial officer

(VANCOUVER, British Columbia) — Seaspan Shipyards has appointed Christof Brass as chief financial officer (CFO). Brass brings over 20 years of experience successfully delivering large, complex programs for multinational companies and has an extensive background in strategic financial planning and analysis.

“As a leader with experience in transforming international finance teams, Christof has all of the skills that we were looking for to lead the financial components of our business,” said Brian Carter, president and CEO of Seaspan Shipyards. “We are pleased to welcome him to Seaspan as our company continues to grow and look forward to the contributions he will make.”

Brass' industry background, which includes contributing to the profitable growth of aerospace and defense programs at Airbus Group, is valuable as Seaspan continues to develop the systems and processes required to deliver on its commitments to the government of Canada as part of the National Shipbuilding Strategy.

“Christof will be an integral member of our executive leadership team in the newly created role of CFO. He will play a key role in our efforts to deliver on commitments for our customers and ensure the long-term success of our business,” said Carter.

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By Professional Mariner Staff