Darwin Port welcomes new CEO

Darren Lambourn has recently taken up position as the new CEO of Darwin Port. In his position, Darren will be responsible for the overall operations and management of the Darwin Port, reporting directly to Landbridge Australia’s Managing Director, Mike Hughes.

Darren has a wealth of experience in supply chain operations in general cargo and bulk logistics, most recently working as the General Manager Bunbury for Southern Ports Authority. In this position, was instrumental in the development and implementation of new port masterplans, which successfully streamlined systems, processes and recruitment of critical positions.

In his role as the General Manager of CITIC Pacific Mining and the Cape Preston Port Company, Darren developed and managed a new operational bulk loading port for the $12 billion Sino Iron project in the Pilbara. He also held positions as the Regional Manager of the P&O Automotive and General Stevedoring and the Queensland Bulk Manager for P&O Ports. Darren has a strong focus on safety and environment with extensive experience in asset utilisation, port commissioning, stakeholder management and new business development.

Mike Hughes said Darren’s extensive experience in supply chain operations and port management made him an ideal candidate to continue the port’s transformation to a world-class port capable of supporting the growing demands of northern Australia.

Darren succeeds Terry O’Connor who resigned after eleven years with the Port. 

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