London, United Kingdom - May 14, 2014, London, United Kingdom - Global Ship Lease, Inc., a containership charter owner, announced the appointment of Alain Wils and John van de Merwe to the company's board of directors.
Mr. Wils and Mr. van de Merwe were appointed by the existing Board of Directors following their nomination by the Company's largest shareholder, CMA CGM.
Mr. Wils currently serves as a consultant in the shipping and logistics industries, with more than 40 years of experience. After serving as Chairman and CEO of Sceta International, a leading European logistics and freight forwarding company, Mr. Wils was a Managing Director and then Executive Board member of CMA CGM from 1996 to 2008. ■