Global Ports Investments has announced that the Board has appointed Albert Likholet, currently Managing Director of Petrolesport and First Container Terminal, as CEO of the Global Ports, effective July 16, 2020. Albert Likholet will also continue in his role as the Managing Director of Petrolesport and First Container Terminal.
The decision follows the announcement on 25 June 2020, that Vladimir Bychkov will depart from the Group effective July 15, 2020.
A.Likholet was appointed Managing Director of Petrolesport in August 2018 and of First Container Terminal in May 2019. Previously, he held the position of CEO at Novoroslesexport (NLE), a NCSP Group container, for seven years, having been promoted from his role as the container terminal manager.
A.Likholet commenced his career in the port industry in 2002 working as a grain inspector for the Control Union at Novorossiysk, Temryuk and Port Kavkaz terminals. He joined NLE in 2003 as a berths and yards development coordinator before making his way up to hold a number of management positions.
He has a degree in Management & Economics from the Novorossiysk State Maritime Academy.