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Siemons Takes Over as Port of Rotterdam CEO

Feb 14, 2024

Boudewijn Siemons has been elevated from interim to full time CEO at the Port of Rotterdam Authority, effective February 1, 2024.Siemons, who was previously the port's COO, has been leading the Europe's top seaport on an interim basis after Allard Castelein stepped down as CEO last summer.The shareholders of the Port Authority, the municipality of Rotterdam and the Dutch national government appointed Siemons for the next four years at the recommendation of the Supervisory Board…

Cargotec Appoints Lindholm as President and CEO

Feb 06, 2023

Finnish cargo handling machinery manufacturer Cargotec on Monday announced its board of directors has appointed Casimir Lindholm to succeed Mika Vehviläinen as the company's president and CEO, effective April 1, 2023.A member of Cargotec's board since 2021…

Inchcape CEO Frank Olsen Steps Down

Nov 18, 2022

Frank Olsen has stepped down as CEO of British multinational ports and marine management company Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) effective November 30, 2022, the company announced on Friday.ISS said it has appointed a new CEO, Philippe Maezelle who joins December 1…

Driven by Energy Transition, Proserv Realigns Key Management

Jun 14, 2022

Proserv move sees new roles for current Group CEO David Currie, Proserv Controls CEO Davis Larssen and arrival of former RenewableUK CEO Hugh McNeal.Proserv has announced a high-level senior management and corporate realignment as the business…

Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Names Beffa CEO

Dec 21, 2021

Edouard Louis-Dreyfus, Louis Dreyfus Armateurs' chairman of the executive board, has decided, in agreement with the supervisory board chaired by Philippe Louis-Dreyfus, to adopt a new governance for the French shipping company effective January 1…

Royal IHC Appoints Klaver CEO

Dec 10, 2021

Jan Pieter Klaver will start as CEO of Royal IHC on January 1, 2022, taking over from Gerben Eggink, who fulfilled the role of CEO on an interim basis for more than a year and a half. With Klaver Royal IHC is bringing in an experienced CEO from the maritime sector…

Paramount Maritime Appoints Connolly CEO

Dec 09, 2021

Paramount Group appointed Lee Connolly as CEO of Paramount Maritime Holdings, its naval and maritime shipbuilding subsidiary, based in Cape Town, Africa. Connolly held the position of CEO of Paramount Advanced Technologies, a Paramount Group company…

Kristoffersen to Become CEO of Wallenius Wilhelmsen

Nov 29, 2021

Norwegian/Swedish RoRo shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen on Monday named Lasse Kristoffersen as its CEO. Kristoffersen will start in his new role no later than June 1, 2022, the company said.Rune Bjerke, Chair of the Board:'We are very pleased…

Glamox CEO Transition Set for 2022

Oct 29, 2021

Glamox said that Rune Marthinussen,CEO & President, plans to retire from the company next year, and that the Board of Directors has appointed Astrid Simonsen Joos to succeed him as CEO. The change takes effect August 1, 2022, and Marthinussen has agreed to support Astrid full time until December 31…

Eidesvik Offshore CEO to Retire after 16 Years in Position

Oct 28, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Eidesvik Offshore said Thursday its CEO and President Jan Fredrik Meling would as planned, retire from the position at the age of 65 effective December 31, 2021, after more than 16 years in the position.Starting January 1…

Støhle Joins the Angelicoussis Group as Deputy CEO

Oct 12, 2021

Greek shipping company the Angelicoussis Group announced it has appointed Sveinung J. S. Støhle in the new role of deputy CEO.Støhle, who is stepping down as president and CEO of Höegh LNG on November 1,  has more than 25 years’ experience in…

Miclyn Express Offshore Names New CEO

Sep 28, 2021

Singapore-based offshore vessel operator Miclyn Express Offshore (MEO) has appointed Darren Ang as CEO. Ang, who took over as CEO from Diederik DeBoer, has been with the company for 22 years.Prior to becoming CEO, Ang served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer…

Finnlines Names Pippingsköld Deputy CEO

May 06, 2021

Finnish shipping company Finnlines has appointed Tom Pippingsköld as vice president and deputy CEO. In this new position Pippingsköld serves as the deputy to the president and CEO.Pippingsköld has been CFO of the ro-ro and passenger shipping operator since October 1…

Wallenius Wilhelmsen CEO Craig Jasienski Steps Down

Mar 08, 2021

Norwegian/Swedish shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen announced its CEO, Craig Jasienski, has stepped down from his role and left the company effective March 8.The car carrier operator said its current CFO, Torbjørn Wist, will assume the role…

Wärtsilä's New CEO to Take Over on Feb. 1

Jan 19, 2021

Håkan Agnevall will take over the position of CEO of the Finnish marine equipment maker Wärtsilä on February 1, 2021.Back in September 2020, Wärtsilä first announced that Agnevall, president of Volvo's bus division, would become its new CEO…

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