MARCH 8, 2013 (NEW ALBANY, IN) — Seaward Services, Inc., an HMS Global Maritime (HMSGM) Corporation is proud to announce that William H. Annand has taken the helm as the company’s new President.
As President of Seaward Services, Annand will head up the HMS Government Services Division of HMSGM. He will oversee and manage all contracts that involve the federal government, including the Department of Defense.
Annand’s first big move was to relocate the Seaward corporate offices from Fort Lauderdale, Florida to New Albany, Indiana. Annand’s move will provide a more centralized location for future contracts as well as continuing clear communication and smooth implementation with the HMSGM corporate office. The HMSGM corporate office has called New Albany home since 1999.
Annand has over 30 years of maritime industry experience. He has been an invaluable asset to HMSGM (then Hornblower Marine Services) since the company began in 1995. Throughout his
tenure with HMSGM he has been involved in all aspects of the company with a focus on high-speed vessel management. He was most recently the Executive Vice President of Seaward Services.
Annand’s extensive experience, strong maritime background, and commitment to the core values of HMSGM have proven him to be the right fit to lead the Government Services division into the
When asked about the new role, Annand said, “I look forward to leading Seaward Services continued success in supporting the United States Government through our commitment to its high-speed surface fleet programs”
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