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Gordon Downes

CEO at New York Shipping Exchange

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Gordon Downes is the CEO of New York Shipping Exchange, Inc.

Gordon has well-balanced perspective from all sides of the shipping industry. Prior to joining NYSHEX, Gordon was an executive at SABMiller, a large multi-national shipper. He has also held numerous leadership positions at Maersk Line, the world's largest shipping line, and Damco, a global freight forwarder. Gordon has lived and worked in Asia, Africa, Europe and North America.

Gordon holds an MBA from the University of Cambridge, as well as a bachelor of commerce degree majoring in maritime economics and a post graduate degree in maritime law.

About New York Shipping Exchange:

NYSHEX has been developed in collaboration with leading global carriers, shippers and forwarders to provide freight contracting systems and standards for global shipping.