29 April 2014

Clarksons extends Specialised Products local presence to Australia

Clarksons, the world's leading shipping services group, is delighted to announce that it has further expanded its global network with the opening of a new Specialised Products broking operation in Melbourne, Australia. The Melbourne office will support existing client relationships and activities in the region and be headed up by Matt Russell. Matt has worked in Australia and Singapore in the Specialised Products sector for a number of years, most recently for Tokyo Marine and previously for Dorval.

Richard Whittet,
MD of Specialised Products commented:

"This is an important and strategic move for Clarksons which further strengthens our Asia-Pacific presence and commitment to our clients in the region where we've experienced strong growth.  Matt will provide local support on the ground for our global initiatives in Specialised Products."

Matt Russell, added:

"Clarksons has an enviable leading position in the market and the opportunity to join the company with its depth of market intelligence and global coverage is incredibly exciting.  I look forward to working with new and existing clients in the region."

Contacts:
Richard Whittet - +(44) (0)20 7334 3482
Matt Russell - +(61) 3 9867 6800