ChartCo, the global supplier of maritime digital data and compliance services, has announced the appointment of Peter McNaney as the company’s Chief Technical Officer (CTO). This new executive role has been created following a highly successful period for ChartCo, which has seen rapid growth following the introduction of a range of new products and services as well as new acquisitions.
With a strong technical background spanning over 30 years, Mr McNaney has extensive experience at director and board level and brings a wealth of experience in product innovation and digitalisation gained in industries such as pharmaceutical and IT. In conveying these skills to his new position, Mr McNaney will be instrumental in progressing the marine industry’s digital journey. His main responsibilities will be to expand ChartCo’s research and development team, integrating future product acquisitions and continuing to develop the ChartCo product suite. Easy access to ChartCo’s maritime platforms is a major factor in enhancing customer experience alongside dedicated technical support. This will also be an important part of McNaney’s remit.
Commenting, Mr McNaney said: “ChartCo is synonymous with innovation in navigation, regulation, safety and environmental compliance. By leading the field in software development for these specialist areas, the company is dedicated to delivering solutions that outperform in a constantly changing marine industry. I am eager to be taking on the many challenges that this new role brings, particularly during such an exciting period of the company’s growth.”
ChartCo’s CEO Martin Taylor said: “We are committed to driving forward our acquisition strategy and the development of our market leading range of products and services, so it is vital to have onboard someone who has the necessary experience to help us deliver this. We are delighted to welcome Peter, who has a wealth of experience in these fields. His appointment places us in an even stronger position to meet the changing demands of our customers.”