Arsenio Dominguez

Mr. Arsenio Dominguez was elected Secretary-General of the Organization by the 129th session of the IMO Council in July 2023 for a four-year period beginning 1 January 2024. The election was endorsed by the IMO's Assembly at its 33rd session in December 2023.

Mr. Arsenio Dominguez (Republic of Panama) is the tenth elected Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization.

2024 Message from IMO Secretary-General Arsenio Dominguez


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Senior Management Committee (SMC):

  • Director of Administrative Division - Ms. Azara Prempeh
  • Director of Maritime Safety Division - Mr. Hiroyuki Yamada
  • Director of Legal Affairs and External Relations Division - Ms. Dorota Lost-Sieminska
  • Director of Marine Environment Division - Ms. Heike Deggim
  • Director of Technical Cooperation Division - Mr. Jose Matheickal
  • Director of Conference Division - Mr. Xiaojie Zhang
  • Chief of Staff - Mr. Damien Chevallier
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Pictured (from left to right): Azara Prempeh, Jose Matheickal, Damien Chevallier, IMO Secretary-General Arsenio Dominguez, Heike Deggim, Hiroyuki Yamada, Xiaojie Zhang, Dorota Lost-Sieminska.