MANAGEMENT TEAM

Sotirios C.Katsaras

FOUNDER &

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Sotirios holds a Bachelor Degree in Marine Technology from  University of Newcastle Upon Tyne (UK), an MSc in Engineering Business Management from Warwick Manufacturing Group of Warwick University (2002) and an MSc in Shipping, Trade and Finance from the Cass Business School of City University of London.
Permanently stationed in S.Korea since 2007, has acted as Site Manager & Project Manager deploying and heading on site supervision teams attending to the construction of more than forty-five (45) vessels in Korean & Chinese S/Ys.

In 2013 Sotiris Jointed Ishima Pte Ltd ,a Technical Ship management company, and was directly involved in Drawing approval and On Site Supervision for MR , LR2s Tankers & Capesize Bulkers on behalf of Scorpio
Group & D’Amico Tankers.
In May 2017 was assigned the post of Business Development Manager and was responsible for the management of Strategic & Operational Marketing, Customer Relationship Activities and New Buildings Project on site support including NB Technical Specification Review & Contract Negotiations as well as Drawing Approval Process.

In March 2020 Sotiros returned to Magna Mare as Managing Director and its heading operations.

Hee Sung KIM

DIRECTOR TECHNICAL TEAM

H.S. graduated from Dankook University, Yonginin 2001 , majored in Electrical & Electronic Engineering.

 He started his carrier as an Electrical Engineer & Commissioning Engineer and worked in various offshore Plants for Statoil, Chevron, Exxon and Total carrying out a number of commissioning works in relation to MCC, VFD Switchboard , HV, MV Transformers, Konsberg IAS.

 

Hee Sung is also experienced in SIEMENS & ABB Drive & PLC programing.

 

He joined Magna Mare in 2007 as a Tehcnical Produiction Team member.

 

In 2009 took over the position of Technical Team Director managing our Inhouse Technical  team .

 

H.S. is directly involved in Systems Commissioning, A/S Services &  Quality Control for our Manufacturing & Assembly operations

Seong Kyu CHAE

VICE PRESIDENT

PARTNER

SK holds a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from Gyeongsang National University and worked as Hull & Piping Design Manager in Major korean shipyards for over 5 years.

Later on SK took over a Technical sales PM post in SSME S/Y managing over 150 NB Contracts with International Renowned Shipowners with duties including formation of Technical Specifications and Maker List selection.

In 2016 SK was promoted to International Ship Sales Deputy Director for same yard managing a team which successfully secured  a number of NB contracts.

SK joined Magna Mare in 2017 as VP and between 2017 and 2020 headed the company significantly contributing to a rapid growth

 

Jae Han KIM

DIRECTOR

TECHNICAL SALES

  J.H. graduated from Gyeongsang National University (Tongyeong) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Maritime Mechanical Engineering in 2007.

He started his carrier as a Basic design designer (Hull piping diagram) and Technical sales (Hull piping part) in Sungdong shipyard in 2007.

Between 2012 and 2014, JH moved to HMD (Hyundai Mipo Dockyard) Ulsan taking over a Basic Design and Technical sales position.

   In 2014 JH was Moved to HMD Seoul - Basic Design Department and was directed involved in NBs Project Management inclusive of Tech Specification, ML Screening and selection and attending Technical meetings with Shipowners.

  During the course of his carrier JH has been directly involved in the Design and NB Contact Management of over 130 vessels including Bulk Carriers, Crude oil tankers, Livestock carriers, Floating storage offloading, Product/Chemical tankers, Ro-Ros, PCTCs and Ro-pax’es.

 

J.H. is Magna Mare's Director of technical sales and is directly involved with  Technical sales and Business Development Activities

Yong Jin LEE

DIRECTOR

SHIPS AGENCY

Y. J. graduated from Busan Kyungsang College in 1982, majored in Foreign Trade.

He has served as branch manager of a Korean shipping company up to 1997.

During this time we was appointed as a branch manager of the Singapore  branch office.

For the last 14 years he has been successfully operating a shipping company mainly dealing in agency services and trading business.

Y.J. is a founding member of Magna Mare and has been our Administration Director since 2010

ORGANIZATION CHART

Magna Mare CO., LTD

 2010, Centum SkyBiz ,97 Centum, Jungang-Ro,

Haeundae-Gu, Busan,

48-058, S.Korea

CONTACT

Tel +82-51-465-0241

Mob : 010-2676-8991 

info@magnamare.co

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