John Benitez

Coating Project Manager

  • Expertise: Technical Services Marine & Protective Coatings Management
  • Languages spoken: English, Portugese, German
  • Qualifications: BSc (Engineering), Project Management, MBA, FROSIO Level 3
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John joined the coating industry as a field engineer, doing coating inspection work, then worked as Regional Technical Services Manager for Latin America and Product Manager for Latin America for one of the world’s largest marine and protective coatings companies.  He has a specialist knowledge in Project Management in both Oil and Marine Industries.

Prior to joining Safinah Group, John worked as an independent consultant for the Marine and Oil Industries providing technical coating advice and field support for companies worldwide.