Global Ports Holding Plc Announces Appointment of John Mawer as General Manager for Liverpool Cruise Port

GPH - Global Ports Holding (Logo)Global Ports Holding Plc (GPH), the world’s largest cruise port operator, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. John Mawer as the new General Manager for Liverpool Cruise Port, GPH’s latest acquisition and first port in the United Kingdom.

In his new role, John Mawer will oversee the development and management of Liverpool Cruise Port, a key component in GPH’s expansion within the Northern Europe Region. Reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer, John will play a pivotal role in enhancing the port’s operations and service offerings.

“We are delighted to welcome John Mawer to the Global Ports Holding family,” said Stephen Xuereb, Chief Operating Officer of Global Ports Holding Plc. “John’s extensive experience and proven leadership in the maritime sector make him an invaluable addition to our team. We are confident that his deep knowledge of the sector in the region will contribute significantly towards further establishing Liverpool as a thriving cruise destination.”

“I look forward to the continued success of Liverpool Cruise port and very excited to be a part of the Global Ports Holding team. This port has immense potential, and I look forward to working to enhance its operations and deliver exceptional experiences for our passengers and partners through collaboration with all of our Liverpool stakeholders.” John Mawer, Liverpool Cruise Port General Manager.

John brings over two decades of extensive maritime and port management experience. His career began with the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company, where he held several senior leadership positions, including Port Operations: Training Manager and Company Security Officer. Transitioning to the cruise sector in 2017, John served as the Cruise Manager at Liverpool Cruise Terminal. Most recently, he excelled as the Head of Cruise and Operations at Cruise Liverpool, demonstrating exceptional leadership and operational planning skills.

In addition to his professional roles, John currently serves as the Chair for the UK & Ireland regions of Cruise Europe and is a Director for the Liverpool and Manchester Port Security Authority. His qualifications are further bolstered by numerous professional certifications, including IOSH accreditation and Company and Ship Security Officer credentials, underlining his 21 years of dedication to the maritime industry.

(Global Ports Holding Plc Announces Appointment of John Mawer as General Manager for Liverpool Cruise Port – GPH)