Global Ports Holding (GPH) CEO, H Emre Sayin, has left the company to pursue new business opportunities.
He joined GPH in 2016 and has served as CEO since the company’s IPO and admission to the London Stock Exchange the following year.
Co-Founder and Chairman, Mehmet Kutman, has taken over the role of CEO.
In addition, GPH has appointed Raffaella Del Prete (pictured) as the new General Manager for the Group’s Italian Cruise Ports – Cagliari, Catania, Crotone and Taranto.
She will be taking over from Dr Antonio Di Monte and will report directly to GPH COO, Stephen Xuereb.
Del Prete has had extensive experience in terminal management. She has served as the General Manager of Yilport San Cataldo Container Terminal in Taranto since 2019, where she was in charge of all terminal activities, which continued operations during the pandemic.
Previously she has also worked for the APMT Reefer Terminal in Vado and has also worked at MSC Crociere – Sorrento Technical HQ – Maersk Line in Genoa and Maersk Sealand in Copenhagen.