Mike was named Vice President, Compliance and Quality in mid-2019, two and a half years after he joined Seaspan as Director of Performance Improvement, a role in which he was responsible for leading the company’s transformation and business improvement program, applying three decades of experience in global business leadership.
Immediately prior to joining Seaspan, Mike was Global Product Director for AMETEK (Land Instruments) developing the company’s global growth and diversification strategy for technology and industrial application products. Prior to this position, Mike spent more than 25 years at Air Products, a Fortune-500 organization, leading the engineering, technology, innovation, and commercial technology departments, before going on to manage the company’s heavy industries business across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, culminating in the position of General Director, Russian Federation.
Mike holds a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from UMIST and the Victoria University of Manchester (England) as well as an MBA from Loughborough University (England) specializing in Engineering Management with Finance.
As Vice President, Compliance and Quality, Mike is tasked with creating a company-wide culture of quality and is responsible for the creation and management of a governance and compliance program that prioritizes both competitiveness and sustainable growth.