David Williams


Global Head of Safmarine

On 1st July 2015 David was appointed Global Head of Safmarine.

David joined the Safmarine team in Port Elizabeth in 1986, and then moved to the Johannesburg office in July 1991. He worked in various sales and commercial roles in Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Hamburg, Germany from 1997 to 2000.

In August 2000, David joined Maersk Line in Cape Town, where he held positions as Export Trade Manager, and Sales and Marketing General Manager. David held country and cluster leadership roles in Africa from 2005 to 2011, as Namibia Country Manager and then Southern Africa Cluster Manager. In 2012, he became Head of the East & Central China Cluster.


Renato Silva

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Global Head of Customer Experience

Renato was appointed Safmarine Global Head of Customer Experience on 4th January 2016.

He began his career in Maersk Line in 1999, holding various commercial positions in Portugal, Spain, and Morocco. From 2009 to 2013, Renato was Cluster Manager for Safmarine Iberia.

Before his latest appointment as Global Head of Customer Experience, Renato was based in Poland as Cluster Sales Manager for Maersk Line.


Campbell Smith

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Global Head of Sales

On 1st September 2016, Campbell was appointed Safmarine Global Head of Sales.

 Campbell has been with Maersk Line for 15 years in different commercial roles and markets and in both frontline executional and management roles that involve direction setting.

Prior to joining the Safmarine head office in Cape Town, he was Head of Sales Excellence in Maersk Line based out of Copenhagen. Campbell was also previously Cluster Sales Manager in the Black Sea and New Zealand clusters.

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