Women International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA International), a professional networking organisation for women in the Maritime industry held its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, 30 October 2019 in Cayman Islands during which Mrs. Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou Board Member of the Chamber and Managing Director of Tototheo Maritime Ltd was re-elected as the President of WISTA International, following a relevant electoral procedure.
The re-election of Mrs, Theodosiou as President, is the outcome of her commitment and hard work during her previous term of office in promoting diversity in the Maritime sector, which resulted in the significant achievement on July 2018 for the for WISTA International to be granted “Consultative Status” by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), giving further voice to the Association and contributing significantly to the work of the IMO.
The Chamber congratulates Mrs. Theodosiou and wishes her every success in the following two years, remaining confident that she will persist in her commitment to enhance the role of women in Shipping and to continue raising even more the profile of Cyprus Shipping on a global scale.
Despina said at the 39th Annual General Meeting of Wista International: “As 2019 draws to a close, I can already look back and see the work we have achieved within WISTA International and the amount of work and energy put by national WISTA associations around the world. We should all be proud of what we have achieved over the years”, said Despina and continued to highlight WISTA’s goals for the future: “In the coming years we must make sure we continue to encourage, help and create opportunities. The goal of diversity is to create a level playing field of opportunity for all”.
Being a leading maritime technology company, Tototheo Maritime understands what it means to challenge the norms and facilitate change and evolution in our industry. We join Despina in her admirable activities and role promoting inclusion in the maritime sector and we firmly believe that technology and innovation can act as drivers to increase diversity and vice versa.
About Tototheo Maritime
Tototheo Maritime specializes in innovative, efficient and functional solutions in the fields of digitalisation, satellite and radio communication, automation and navigation systems. Headquarters are located in Cyprus with an office in Greece and partner offices in Dubai and Singapore.
Our vast experience in the maritime sector provides us with the unique advantage of in depth understanding of our customers’ needs combined with our dynamic approach towards innovative technologies, thus allowing our clients to generate more value out of their daily operations.
Tototheo Maritime operates in a connected dynamic and sustainable maritime sector, supported by reliable and efficient connectivity and innovative technologies – all underpinned by the Tototheo values.
We conduct our business with honesty and transparency, offering equal terms of treatment without prejudice. Our team’s foremost goal is to listen and confidently trek into the future while keeping a firm link to the present.