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Posted by July 12, 2019

Samskip Appoints Laaksonen as Group CEO

Kari-Pekka Laaksonen, Group CEO Samskip (Photo: Samskip)

Kari-Pekka Laaksonen, Group CEO Samskip (Photo: Samskip)

Samskip, a European multimodal service provider group, appointed Kari-Pekka Laaksonen as the Group Chief Executive.

Laaksonen, who takes up his post at Samskip’s Rotterdam headquarters on August 1st, 2019, is the former CEO of Samskip competitor Containerships, where he led the Finnish group’s aggressive growth from 2012. He also brings significant experience from the shipper perspective, having occupied progressively senior logistics roles in the chemicals, forest products and automotive sectors.