Mack brings to the board 42 years of shipping and transportation experience, with 35 of those years at Hapag-Lloyd. At the liner carrier, he managed offices in Latin America, Europe, Asia, and from 1999 to 2007, headed the American operations.
Gordon Downes is the CEO of New York Shipping Exchange, Inc. Gordon has well-balanced perspective from all sides of the shipping industry. Prior to joining NYSHEX, Gordon was an executive at SABMiller, a large multi-national shipper. He has also held numerous leadership positions at Maersk Line, the world's largest shipping line, and DAMCO, a global freight forwarder.
Mike DiVirgilio is currently the Principal of Michael J. DiVirgilio & Associates. Prior to launching his consulting business, Mike now approaching nearly 50 years in the industry , started his career at Moore McCormack Lines and spent over 40 years with NYK Line ( North America) , ending with its terminal operating subsidiary Ceres Terminals Inc . At NYK Line, Mike had responsibility for pricing, contracting and liner conference affairs.