March 12 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has appointed Olivier Lavau-Wira as vice president of sales, marine solutions, for its South and Central America region.

Lavau-Wira will be based in Valparaiso, Chile and will report to executive vice president of marine solutions for South and Central America, Jaime Otero.

Lavau-Wira has worked in various commercial management roles in Peru, Argentina and Chile, and his role at ISS will focus on developing the company's business across all major commodity sectors throughout the region.