Navis has announced that Lakshmann Krishnamorrthy has joined the company as its new Vice President of General Engineering.
Krishnamorrthy will be key in driving technology innovation and leading product and service development for the N4 terminal operating system (TOS), XVELA, and Navis Carrier and Vessel Solutions (NCVS).
He joins Navis with more than 25 years’ experience with some of the world’s leading technology and solutions companies.
Most recently, he was Senior Director of Product and Engineering for Merchant Solutions at PayPal.
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Discussing his new role, Krishnamorrthy said: “I am honoured to be a part of this strategic growth initiative and look forward to evolving Navis’ market-leading product and service offerings from Navis’ Chennai office.”
Benoit de la Tour, President of Navis, also commented on the appointment: “Product and service innovation is central to our ability to support digital transformation for terminals, carriers and shippers alike.
“Not only does Laks (Krishnamorrthy) have an extensive background in engineering, his experience at companies that have served as disruptors and change agents in their respective industries—payments and airlines—will be invaluable to Navis and its customers as we continue to scale.”