CEO of the Year Award being presented to Dr. Anil Sharma by H.E Eng. Essam M Alammari, Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the IMO & SIR Sohan Roy, Founder Chairman & CEO, Aries Group.
GMS’s Dr Anil Sharma has been awarded the prestigious ‘CEO of the Year’ at the ShipTek 2022 International Conference & Awards.
ShipTek Awards recognise business leaders judged to have contributed significantly to the industry and demonstrated innovation, vision, and leadership in their endeavours.
On receiving the award, Dr. Sharma said “I am honoured to receive this award. Established 30 years ago, GMS is now the world’s leading buyer of ships and offshore assets. Our ESG-friendly recycling solutions are designed to satisfy even the most demanding shipowners, banks, private equity funds and investors. We have pioneered sustainable ship and offshore recycling practices and continue to offer extensive pro bono safety training to recycling yards in India, Bangladesh and Pakistan.”
He added, “We are proud to see that the important work being done at GMS to improve recycling sustainability is recognised by the greater maritime community.”
Speaking about the award, the organisers said “ShipTek 2022 focused on the industry's pressing issues and emerging trends. Experts reflected on the efforts taken by the shipping industry to fulfil its commitment towards the environment, ensuring the sustainability of the sector in the future.”
Organised in Dubai this week by Biz Events Management in association with Aries Group, Shiptek brought together key decision-makers and high-level policymakers within the Marine/Offshore/Oil & Gas sectors.
H.E Eng. Hessa Ahmed Hamdan Almalek, Advisor to the Minister for Maritime Transport Affairs, The UAE Ministry of Energy & Infrastructure and H.E Eng. Essam M Alammari, Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the International Maritime Organization were in attendance.