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    Our Team

    Containerchain's senior management team comprises people with deep experience and expertise in the fields of technology, logistics, business, and finance.

    Chris James

    Head of Human Resources

    Chris leads the global People function at Containerchain, focusing on employee development, engagement, driving performance and aligning the organisation's people strategy with its business direction.

    Chris is an internationally experienced Human Resources professional with over 12 years’ experience. He has performed HR leadership roles across multiple countries, cultures, and industrial jurisdictions, with specialisation in generalist operations, de/mergers, organisational capability and change management.

    He holds a Bachelor degree in Social Science, a Graduate Certificate in Business (HRM), and is a Certified Professional Member of AHRI.

    • Tony Paldano

      Tony Paldano

      Chief Executive Officer and Founder

      Tony is an accomplished technology entrepreneur, with two decades of experience designing and delivering innovative technology solutions to
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    • Chris Collins COO

      Chris Collins

      Chief Operating Officer

      As COO, Chris supports the office of CEO by identifying opportunities for company expansion; implementing plans, systems, and resources to m
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    • Adam Shapiro CFO

      Adam Shapiro

      Chief Financial Officer

      As CFO, Adam has responsibility for all group financial, budgetary, corporate governance, and company secretarial matters as well as shared
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    • Rick Frankel CTO of Containerchain

      Rick Frankel

      Chief Technology Officer

      As CTO, Rick is responsible for development and delivery of Containerchain’s SaaS platform and product set.
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    • Chris James

      Chris James

      Head of Human Resources

      Chris leads the global People function at Containerchain, focusing on employee development, engagement, driving performance and alignin
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    • Bianca Achilles

      Bianca Achilles

      General Counsel

      As General Counsel, Bianca provides legal and strategic advice to the Executive Leadership Team and manages the provision of legal
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    • Patrick Mertens

      Patrick Mertens

      General Manager – Europe, Middle East & Africa

      As head of Containerchain’s operations in EMEA, Patrick oversees the company’s expansion into some of the world’s busiest shipping markets,
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    • Andrew Smith

      Andrew Smith

      General Manager – Asia Pacific

      An industry veteran, Andrew’s 27-year career in logistics includes management roles in some of Australia’s largest transport companies, cont
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