Mourjan Marinas IGY, a Dubai-based marina operator, has promoted Wayne Shepherd from regional operations managerto general manager marina operations.

In the new role, Shepherd will take full responsibility of all marinas within the company’s portfolio.

Having worked in Australia and the Middle East, Shepherd’s experience in the marine leisure industry spans for 35 years, 19 of which have been spent in marina management. Mourjan Marinas IGY claims in a statement that he has been a key player in driving the growth of Doha’s Lusail Marina, one of the company’s flagship projects. Lusail Marina has just entered its first year of operations.