Louis MartelPresident and Chief Executive Officer
Louis Martel joined Canada Steamship Lines as a Naval Architect in 1997 and transferred to CSL Americas where he became Vice-President, Technical Operations. In April 2012, Mr. Martel was appointed President of Canada Steamship Lines and in 2014 was promoted to Executive Vice-President, CSL Group / President, Canada Steamship Lines. Mr. Martel was named President, CSL International in 2015, and, on April 1, 2017, took the helm of The CSL Group as President and Chief Executive Officer.
Allister PatersonExecutive Vice-President and Chief Commercial Officer
Allister Paterson joined CSL as President of Canada Steamship Lines in January 2015. In 2017 he took on the role of Chief Operating Officer, and in April 2019 was appointed Chief Commercial Officer, CSL Group.
Jeff BarnesChief Financial Officer
Jeff Barnes began his career with CSL in October 2008 as Director of Finance/Controller of CSL Americas. In 2011, he was promoted to Vice-President and Managing Director of CSL Europe in 2012. In 2014, Mr. Barnes returned to CSL Americas where he led commercial operations until his promotion to Chief Financial Officer of The CSL Group in 2020.
Nathalie SykoraChief Global Operations Officer
Nathalie Sykora joined CSL in 1998 as Project Engineering Assistant on the Forebodies Project team. Following a series of promotions, she was appointed Vice-President, Global Technical Services in 2014 and Vice-President, Technical Operations and Environment for the Canada Steamship Lines fleet in 2016. In January 2017, Nathalie was promoted to Vice-President, Global Fleet Management and further promoted in April 2019 to her current position.
John SypnowichChief Legal and Compliance Officer
John Sypnowich joined CSL in December 2008 as Director of Legal Affairs and was appointed Chief Legal and Compliance Officer in January 2012.
Stéphanie AubourgChief Human Resources Officer
Stéphanie Aubourg joined CSL in 2016 as Director and Business Partner, Human Resources. She was promoted to Chief Human Resources Officer in September 2019.
Regional Commercial Operations
Canada Steamship Lines
Chantal PicardVice-President, Commercial
Chantal Picard joined CSL Group in November 2009 in the Corporate Finance team and held various roles including Director, Financial Planning and Analysis, Commercial and Senior Director, Business Finance. In October 2021, Ms. Picard was promoted to Vice-President, Commercial for Canada Steamship Lines.
Henrik FriisVice-President, CSL Americas and Pool
Henrik Friis joined CSL Americas in September 2009 as Director of Pool Management. In 2013, he was appointed Senior Director, Marketing and Pool Management, and in 2014, he was promoted Vice-President, Commercial and Pool Management. Mr. Friis took over leadership of the Commercial team at the U.S-based division as Vice-President, CSL Americas and Pool in 2020.
Jakob HansenVice-President, Commercial and Transhipment
Jakob Hansen joined CSL in 2009 and has played a leading role in CSL's operations in Asia, Europe and transhipment. In January 2017 he was appointed Vice President, Commercial for CSL Europe and Transhipment.
Allen DobieVice President, Commercial
Allen Dobie joined CSL Americas in July 2016 as Director, Business Development. In January 2017, Mr. Dobie served as interim Head of Commercial, Canada Steamship Lines, and in 2018, he was appointed Vice President, Commercial for CSL Australia and Asia.
Björn BijmaVice-President, Global Fleet Management
Björn Bijma joined CSL Europe in 2015 as Senior Manager, Technical Operations. In 2016, he moved to CSL Australia where he was promoted Senior Director, Technical Fleet Operations. Mr. Bijma was appointed Vice-President, Global Fleet Management in June 2021.
Frederic JauvinVice-President, Global Technical Services
Frédéric Jauvin joined CSL in February 2016 to lead the Global Technical Services department, bringing with him over 25 years of operational and business experience.