Steve Kunzer is a maritime industry veteran with over 30 years of experience. He assumed the role of CEO at Lila Global, a prominent dry bulk and tanker operator, on 6 February 2023, where he is committed to leading the company to new heights. Steve's illustrious career is marked by his outstanding leadership and profound expertise in managing extensive fleets comprising more than 100 vessels across various sectors, including bulk
carriers, crude oil, product and chemical tankers, LPG tankers, and Pure Car and Truck Carriers (PCTC).
Throughout his career, Steve has held pivotal positions at prestigious companies in Singapore, China, and Hong Kong, which provided him with a wealth of experience and insight into the maritime industry. Notably, he has previously served as the Managing Director at Tanker Pacific Management and as the Chief Executive at Eastern Pacific Shipping, where his contributions were instrumental in shaping the industry.
In 2018, Steve embarked on a new chapter in his career by relocating to Europe, where he continued to contribute to the industry's growth and development. Although he was formerly associated with Norden and held the position of Non-Executive Director at Braemar Shipping Services, his recent appointment as CEO of Lila Global signifies a new phase in his professional journey.