Sean Pierce
President and CEO
Fenix Marine Services
Based in Phoenix, Fenix Marine Services President and CEO Sean Pierce has over 25 years of experience in port and marine terminal planning, technology, operations, and management. Pierce evaluated, acquired, and managed marine terminals for container and non-container cargoes on multiple continents. He started P5 Infrastructure, LLC in June of 2016 and, as CEO, worked with his partners to orchestrate their first acquisition in 2017 — the Eagle Marine Services terminal in Los Angeles, Global Gateway South. For more than five years he served as the CEO for Yilport Holding, an international terminal operator headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey. Pierce revamped the multipurpose terminals, created a centralized services and management structure, created and delivered on a host of innovative and highly profitable initiatives for the company’s ports and logistics holdings. His terminal acquisitions and concessions, totaling 17, included terminals in Turkey, Sweden, Norway, Malta, Portugal, Spain, Peru, and Ecuador. Previously, he spent nine years as the vice president for business development for Tideworks Technology, a provider of software and hardware solutions for the maritime and rail sector; a subsidiary of SSA Marine (Carrix). Pierce spent the first 12 years of his career in various management positions with TraPac Limited, the US terminal operating subsidiary of Mitsui OSK Lines of Japan. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business and marketing from Washington State University, and an Executive Juris Doctor Degree from Concord Law School.