January 5 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has enhanced its African management team with the appointment of Riaan Blom as vice president, sales for the region.

Blom, who has over 20 years' experience in ships agency, project management, freight forwarding and oil and gas contracts, most recently served as regional manager oil and energy, East Africa at DHL Global Forwarding.

In his new role, Blom will be based in Nairobi, Kenya.