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 Kitack Lim

Kitack Lim was elected Secretary-General of the Organization by the 114th session of the IMO Council in June 2015 for a four-year period beginning 1 January 2016. The election was endorsed by the IMO's Assembly at its 29th session in November 2015.

Mr. Kitack Lim (Republic of Korea) is the eighth elected Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization .

 Senior Management Committee

The Senior Management Committee is composed of:

Mr. Kitack Lim, Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization;

Mr. Lawrence Barchue, Assistant Secretary-General and Director, Department for Member State Audit and Implementation Support; 

Ms. Heike Deggim, Director, Maritime Safety Division; 

Mr. Hiroyuki Yamada, Director, Marine Environment Division;

Mr. Frederick Kenney, Director, Legal Affairs and External Relations Division;

Mr. Juvenal Shiundu, Director, Technical Cooperation Division;   

Ms. Ariane Gireud, Acting Director, Conference Division; 

Mr. Arsenio Dominguez, Acting Director, Administrative Division and Chief of Staff;  

Mr. Sung-Jin Kim, Head, Internal Oversight and Ethics Office.