CMA CGM (America) LLC announced that David Pearman has been appointed as Equipment Director for North America.’ He will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company’s equipment, including, empty container stock management for exports, empty evacuation, domestic business, chassis pool management, container sales, and the coordination of special equipment such as reefers, flat racks, open tops, and gensets.

With 14 years of combined shipping experience, Mr. Pearman most recently worked for Zim American Integrated Shipping Services as North America Equipment Manager. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Hampden-Sydney College, and has a certificate in International Maritime Business from Old Dominion University. He will be based in the company’s Norfolk, Virginia office, and will report to Joel Haka, Senior Vice President, and Chief Operating Officer.

The company also announced that David Green has been named Director of Maintenance & Repair. As such, he is responsible for the ongoing maintenance of all containers, chassis, and gensets in North America. With over thirty years of total shipping experience, Mr. Green was most recently employed with Hapag Lloyd as North American Maintenance and Repair Manager.’ He will be based in CMA CGM’s Norfolk, Virginia office, and will report to David Pearman, Director of Equipment.