Lloyd’s Register (LR) has made key appointments for its growth plans in the Americas and Asia
Kevin Humphreys has been appointed president of LR marine and offshore in the Americas. He joins from Wärtsilä, where he was general manager for market innovation and global merchant shipping sales.
Mr Humphreys, who has a bachelor’s degree in marine engineering systems and nuclear engineering, succeeds John Hicks as he has taken up the role of strategic implementation director.
In another appointment, Sung-Gu Park has been promoted to president responsible for the northeast Asia region, including South Korea and Japan.
He has worked at LR since 2007 and has held a variety of technical and strategic marketing roles across China, South Korea and the UK.
Mr Park was at the forefront of LR’s partnerships and joint developments with key clients, working on pilot projects for 3D plan approval, initial design software, digital services and other initiatives.
Most recently, he led the Busan Technical Support Office in South Korea, and succeeds JT Lee, who is moving into a new role as an LR ambassador.