MACN Welcomes John Sypnowich as New Chair

Following his appointment as OCIMF’s Deputy Director and Chief Representative to the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Sam Megwa has stepped down as Chairman of MACN. 

Sam commented:

"I have enjoyed every moment of my time in MACN, and I am very proud of our achievements over the years. It is has been an honor and privilege to be part of such a great cause with a great team. I will miss you all!"

MACN would like to express its deep gratitude to Sam for his commitment and energy during his time as Chair. 

Moving forward, MACN is delighted to welcome John Sypnowich as the new Chair, and Paul Townsend as Vice Chair. John is proud to take over as Chair: 

"A huge thanks to Sam for his inspirational leadership.  His strategic vision and deep insight has brought us closer to our goal of a maritime industry free of corruption.  I am very excited to take on the Chair of MACN at this time.  We have a lot of work ahead of us but we have the energy, ideas and motivation to get it done."

Paul commented:  

"I am honored to have been asked to take on the role of Vice Chair for the MACN. This is a great, well-run organization. I will endeavor to maintain the high standards that have been forged before me, and look forward to serving the membership in this capacity."