Canada’s Fednav has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Frank Mortensen as head of strategy.

Mortensen, who has a shipowning and shipbroking background, will be based in Fednav’s office in Geneva from February.

Fednav’s president and chief executive officer Paul Pathy was not available for comment. Mortensen’s LinkedIn page confirms he has joined the company.

Mortensen was the former chief executive of Maersk Broker Bulk Chartering (MBBC).