New CEO for Ocean Technologies Group

Seafarer training and fleet management giant Ocean Technologies Group, (OTG) has appointed Thomas Zanzinger to replace Manish Singh as CEO. Zanzinger brings over 30 years of leadership experience working at global SaaS and software vendors.

Peter Ryan, chairman of OTG, commented: “We are delighted to have Thomas join our team to help maximise the growth opportunity we have ahead of us. As Thomas joins, we would also like to thank Manish Singh, our previous CEO, who led the transformation of Ocean, integrating seven companies and almost doubling the size of the business.”

Seagull, Videotel, Marlins and Tero Marine are among the brands in the fast growing OTG stable. The group is owned by private equity firm, Oakley Capital.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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