(VANCOUVER, British Columbia) — Seaspan today announced that Bart Reynolds has joined Seaspan Marine as president.
Reynolds will provide vision, leadership and direction for Seaspan’s Marine Division and assumes ultimate accountability for the short- and long-term profitability of the marine business. A significant part of his role will involve developing strategies and providing leadership around building exceptional customer relations, as well as creating longstanding positive employee and union relationships. In addition, he will promote and strengthen Seaspan Marine’s external reputation through high-level, industrywide representation and marine community involvement.
“Today is an exciting day for Seaspan and the future of its Marine Division,” said Jonathan Whitworth, CEO, Seaspan. “We performed an exhaustive search across North America to find a leader with Bart’s world-class experience and track record of success, and I am thrilled to welcome him to the Seaspan family.”
Reynolds joins Seaspan with over 20 years experience in positions of leadership and senior management.
The past 15 years have consisted of positions in the offshore supply boat business in the United States, West Africa, the Mediterranean and Latin America. He most recently served as vice president, Americas, at GulfMark Offshore Inc. — a company that operates 72 offshore vessels in various markets around the world. Prior to that, he worked at Tidewater Marine LLC as area manager, U.S. operations — a company that owns and operates the world’s largest fleet of offshore supply vessels.
Reynolds is a graduate from the University of Texas at Austin’s Masters of Business Administration (MBA) Program. He also holds a bachelor of business administration degree (BBA) and a bachelor of arts degree (BA) from the University of New Mexico.