The company

The HICO Investment Group was founded in 2021 by Tim Hartnoll to build on his experience and expertise building businesses in the logistics, maritime and hospitality sectors. HICO’s current portfolio includes existing ventures such as Core Power, Blue Giant, Relais and Bawah Reserve, and has recently been joined by investments in Britoil Offshore Services and several leading technology companies. HICO leverages close partnerships around the world to find new opportunities and expand our existing businesses and technology

Our Advisors

Shmuel Yoskovich

CEO X-Press Feeders

Prior to his time at X-Press Feeders, Shmuel was ZIM’s Financial Director for APAC in 2006, and thereafter, the Managing Director of GSL in 2008. Within 4 years, he took on the role of VP of Logistics, and later-on, VP of Business Processes at ZIM

Tim Hartnoll

Chairman X-Press Feeders

Tim joined X-Press Feeders under the helm of Captain Chris Hartnoll in 1981 and took on the role of Managing Director in 1992. He worked with his father to build the X-Press Feeders that it is today. In 2020, Tim stepped back from the position of CEO to oversee X-Press Feeders as Chairman of the group

Claude Lebel

Non - Executive Director X-Press Feeders

Claude has 44 years of experience in shipping and has worked in various key roles mainly in shipping and freight forwarding for CMA CGM, OOCL, SDV and Deugro in Dubai, Tokyo, Hong Kong, London, and Hamburg, in his last role as CEO of Containerships, the European short sea operator of CMA CGM. During his tenure as Head of Asia, followed by Middle East for the French group, he gained a vast amount of experience in these fast-growing markets.