ChartCo, the leading global supplier of maritime digital data and compliance services, has announced the appointment of Nick Copley as Mergers & Acquisitions Director.
ChartCo has quickly grown its market position organically with the introduction of new products and services and more recently through strategic acquisitions such as Norwegian digital safety management system company Docmap and the Swedish environmental shipping technology business Marine Position.
Highly experienced in the M&A process Copley has a background in business services, finance and private equity. At ChartCo he will be seeking to enhance the company's offering with innovative acquisitions that develop advanced, digital based products which will complement ChartCo's range of services.
Nick Copley commented:
“I am excited to join a company which has a long maritime history and is now leading the way in digital data management and compliance systems. At ChartCo we have over 13,000 vessels using our products together with a growing worldwide sales force. Expanding our services through further acquisitions means we can offer even more to our existing customers and continue to extend our customer base. ChartCo has an impressive history and a dynamic future and I am delighted to be part of it.”
ChartCo's CEO Martin Taylor said:
“We are very pleased with the appointment of Nick Copley, his breadth of experience will be a great asset in continuing to drive our acquisition strategy and developing our capabilities platform. This senior hire signals our commitment to further growth and meeting the needs of a rapidly changing marine industry poised for increased digital adoption.”
By the appointment of an experienced M&A Director ChartCo has confirmed its confidence in future expansion and development of the rapidly growing demand for digital data and compliance systems in the maritime market.