EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT TEAM
Adrian Samuel joined Island Tug & Barge as President in December 2017. Prior to ITB, Adrian was President of Coast 2000 Terminals, one of the largest export inter-modal transloading and container yard storage facilities in Canada. He spent six years serving the Asia Pacific Gateway through the Port of Vancouver transloading forest products and agricultural commodities between various modes of transport with a focus
on loading, storing repairing and transporting ocean containers for the majorsteamship lines. Prior to his leadership roles in intermodal transloading, Adrian spent eight years leading the business development team and driving the commercial strategy at Seaspan Coastal Intermodal (now Seaspan Ferries). In total Adrian brings well over 21 years’ experience in transportation and logistics. In all his leadership roles, Adrian played a key part managing the P & L, developing strategy and driving a safety first culture. Over his career, Adrian also has significant experience with M & A, change management and operations.
At ITB, Adrian is responsible for setting the overall business strategy in driving operational excellence and fiscal discipline while ensuring a culture that demands the highest attention to safe and incident free operations for all ITB employees, contractors, customers and other stakeholders. Adrian is focused on sustainable and managed growth but prides himself in ensuring that the people, process and systems remain in step.
Adrian has a degree from UBC in Political Philosophy, a Business Diploma through BCIT in Transportation & Logistics Management and an MBA in Strategy from SFU. He has served on various industry advisory boards and steering committees related to port activity.
Vice President of Finance and Administration
Paul Kim joined Island Tug & Barge as Director of Finance in May 2018. Prior to ITB, Paul was Chief Financial Officer at Colligo Networks Inc., a provider of SharePoint/Office 365 solutions for mobility, email management and collaboration. Paul also served nine years as Chief Financial Officer at BQE Water Inc., a publicly traded industrial water treatment company specializing in
providing innovative wastewater treatment solutions to the global mining industry.
At ITB, Paul is responsible for managing the company’s financial and accounting operations and working with ITB’s management team to deliver overall business results, growth, and strategy.
Paul has a BA degree from the University of British Columbia and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPA,CA).