Seaspan Gets Three New Senior Leaders



On September 10, 2015, Seaspan appointed three new senior leaders to its Corporate Executive Team.

Paul Thomas as Vice President, Engineering – Vancouver Shipyards

Paul is primarily responsible for engineering and design on new ship construction, in addition to the development and maintenance of engineering standards and engineering governance for Vancouver Shipyards (VSY).

Matt Boydston as Vice President, Finance – Seaspan Shipyards

As Vice President, Finance, Matt is responsible for strategic financial oversight of the shipyard division and for driving profitability and financial performance of all three shipyards.  Additionally, Matt is accountable for the financial controls and efficient processes needed to support both government and commercial business.  As a key advisor to the President – Seaspan Shipyards and its senior management team, he is responsible for ensuring that information and metrics are available to inform value-added business decisions.

Billy Garton as General Counsel for Seaspan ULC

Effective October 1, Billy will assume the role of General Counsel for Seaspan ULC (Seaspan) and be responsible for providing leadership and direction for commercial contracting across Seaspan’s business units, including Government Contracting, Supply Chain, Operations, Commercial, Insurance and Claims.

Jonathan Whitworth, CEO, Seaspan said,  “With these appointments, we have bolstered our senior leadership team with a wealth of extensive and diverse experience as Seaspan continues to drive Canada’s shipbuilding and marine industrial base.”

Source: Seaspan