Chief Executive Officer, Global Ports
Chief Executive Officer of Global Ports since July 2020.
Mr. Likholet was appointed as Managing Director of Petrolesport in August 2018 and First Container Terminal in May 2019. He previously held the position of CEO at Novoroslesexport (“NLE”), the NCSP Group container terminal located on the north-east coast of the Black Sea, for seven years, having been promoted from his role as the Container Terminal Manager.
Mr. Likholet commenced his career in the ports industry in 2002 working as a grain inspector for the Control Union at Novorossiysk, Temryuk and Port Kavkaz marine terminals. He joined NLE in 2003 as a berths and yards development coordinator before making his way up to hold a number of management positions. During his term NLE was converted into a modern container terminal through several stages of investments, while retaining historic bulk and general cargoes.
He has a degree in Management & Economics from the Novorossiysk State Maritime Academy.