Singapore – 26th April, 2023–– SeaLead is pleased to announce the appointment of Alok Nautiyal as the Global Director – Finance, effective from April 17, 2023. Nautiyal will be based in Singapore and will report to Henry Schmidl, Managing Director, SeaLead.
In his new role, Nautiyal will play a pivotal role in driving SeaLead’s financial performance and strategic growth. He will manage financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting while fostering strong relationships with stakeholders. His responsibilities also include ensuring the company’s financial policies and practices comply with industry standards and regulations.
“We are delighted to welcome Alok to the SeaLead team,” said Henry Schmidl, Managing Director, SeaLead. “His expertise in finance, combined with his strategic and commercial acumen, will undoubtedly contribute significantly to our company’s continued growth and success.”.
Commenting on his appointment, Nautiyal said “I am pleased to join SeaLead at this stage of their journey. I look forward to contributing to the company’s financial strategies and working closely with stakeholders to continue progress.”
As a Singapore citizen, Nautiyal is a qualified Chartered Accountant and holds an MBA in Strategic Management from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He brings a wealth of experience to his new position, joining SeaLead from Continental Palms Pte. Ltd. (part of CI Holdings Bhd., Malaysia), where he served as Chief Operating Officer for more than four years, He has also worked with other prominent companies such as Orient Express Lines (S) Pte. Ltd., Liberty Navigation, Transworld GLS, Myanmar (all part of Transworld Group Singapore), and N M Raiji and Co., Bombay.
SeaLead, though a newcomer to the global shipping industry, has made remarkable strides in recent years, achieving a respectable 19th ranking by industry expert Alphaliner. SeaLead’s range of services connects Asia and the Indian Subcontinent, Australasia, the Middle East, Mediterranean, Africa, and the U.S. East Coast, in addition to offering intra-Mediterranean and intra-Middle East services. SeaLead remains committed to expanding and innovating, with the aim of providing unmatched cargo solutions to its rapidly growing customer base.
Founded in 2017, SeaLead is a relatively new entrant to the global container shipping market but has shown remarkable growth since its inception. With our headquarters in Singapore, a regional office in Dubai, and agencies in pivotal markets, we prioritize outstanding customer service levels. SeaLead, a privately owned global shipping line, boasts a presence in 41 countries. Our vision is to streamline international trade among major economies and between emerging global markets.