Family reunion at Ifchor
The Lausanne (Switzerland)-based shipbroker Ifchor has strengthened its leadership team by appointing Giovanni Ravano as joint chief executive alongside Emanuele Ravano. Giovanni Ravano is an experienced shipping professional, having served for the past 20 years in various executive roles at the agribusiness commodity company Bunge and during his early years as a shipbroker at Ifchor.
Giovanni Ravano said: “I am delighted to be back in the family business, joining my brother in leading Ifchor’s strategy and developments. The shipping industry is evolving rapidly and the future looks ever more complex. Ifchor has grown significantly in recent years and my focus will be on contributing to our goal to take the company to the next level."
Emanuele Ravano said: “The past 24 months have seen Ifchor expand rapidly with new offices in Dubai, Mumbai and Tokyo, the launch of a partnership with McQuilling in South America and digital investments. My brother brings practical shipbroking experience, wise management and strategic skills." (mw)