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Management Team

Priscilla Francis

Chairman of Gemilang Group

Priscilla Francis who hails from Sibu, Sarawak, has been one of the key personnel in the formation of the Gemilang Group with the start-up of Gemilang Logistics DP Sdn Bhd and the subsequent holding company Gemilang OnG Resources Sdn Bhd. Priscilla has been in the shipping and logistics industry for the past 17 years working with various International shipping companies such as Ben Line Agencies, Safmarine, Maersk Malaysia and Hanjin Shipping in various capacity.

Paul Suresh

Chief Executive Officer of Gemilang Group

Paul started his career with Maersk Line, the largest shipping company in the world, as a Management Trainee in 1999 and went on to work in various positions within the Maersk Line Group. Between 2000 - 2004, Paul played an instrumental role for the Maersk operation team for the setting-up Maersk's transhipment hub in Port of Tanjung Pelepas. Paul was seconded to APM Terminals during this period of time as part of the Maersk Line's operation team for terminal management. Paul also held the position of General Manager for Operations - shipping and ports for Maersk Line and APM Terminals for the Eastern Mediterranean Area comprising of major transhipment ports such as Port Said, Gioia Tauro and Constanza and 53 other feeder ports within the EASTMED area. During this time, Paul was based in Genoa, Italy for 3 years from 2005 - 2008. Paul holds a Diploma in International Shipping from Maersk Training Academy, Copenhagen and a Certificate in Port Management from Lloyds, London.

Donald Peter

Chief Operating Officer of Gemilang Group

Donald started his career as a Management Trainee with Maersk Line in 1999 and held various positions within the Maersk Line group in Malaysia and Denmark. Donald was expatriated to Copenhagen, Denmark in 2001 and held the position of Operations Manager for Maersk Bulkers for the Europe and Russian market. Donald was also instrumental in the start-up of Maersk Malaysia's operation office in Labuan, Sabah from 2004 - 2005. In 2005, Donald was in charge of the Maersk Operation office in Port of Tanjung Pelepas where he was instrumental in ensuring the smooth operation for around 230 vessel calls a month for Maersk in PTP. Donald holds a Bachelor degree in Economics and a Diploma in International Shipping from Maersk Training Academy, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Captain Gunasegaran

Chief Commercial Officer - Port Development and Management

Capt. Guna is currently one of the leading port management consultant in the region for port operations and development. Capt. Guna, has held various top level positions among which are in JHT, India, Surabaya, Indonesia and Batangas, Philippines. Currently, he is actively involved with Gemilang Group as a senior consultant to develop the Port Development and Management portfolio for the Gemilang Group.