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Published: 3 April 2017
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Latest round-up of arrivals and departures known to WorldCargo News in the shipping, ports and allied sectors
The Supervisory Board of Hapag-Lloyd AG has extended the Executive Board contracts of Anthony J Firmin (COO) and Nicolás Burr (CFO) for two more years until 30 June 2019 and 29 February 2020 respectively. Alongside Anthony Firmin and Nicolás Burr, the Executive Board of Hapag-Lloyd AG includes Rolf Habben Jansen (CEO) and Thorsten Haeser (CCO).
Dr. Rüdiger Grube, the former CEO of DB AG, has been nominated as the new Chairman of the Advisory Board of HHLA, Hamburg. He will follow Prof Peter Witten who is to retire. Dr Grube should take office at the HHLA AGM on 22nd June.
Gillian Johnson recently joined Peel Ports Clydeport (Greenock) in Scotland as Sales Manager. She is the current chairman of the Glasgow Freight Club.
Oakland (CA): Navis, part of Cargotec through Navis, has appointed Bruce Jacquemard as Chief Revenue Officer and Sunaina (Suni) Lobo, as Chief Human Resources Officer. In addition, Scott Holland has been promoted to Vice President, Global Product Management with responsibility for the expanded product portfolio of the company.
Elio Crovetto will lead ZPMC Italia Srl, a newly-created affiliate of China-based crane maker ZPMC. The post is based in Savona.
Bedburg, Germany: Sany Europe GmbH has appointed Jann Rene Hansen, as Director of Sales for mobile port machinery (reach stackers, EC mast trucks and FLTs).
The Nomination Committee of Alimak Group AB has proposed the re-election of Carl Johan Falkenberg, Anders Jonsson, Eva Lindqvist, Joakim Rosengren, Anders Thelin and Helena Nordman-Knutson as directors. It is proposed that Anders Thelin be re-elected Chairman of the Board.
SEKO Logistics has named Tony Barnes as Chief Operating Officer Asia Pacific. The post is based in Hong Kong and he will also lead SEKO’s Global Ocean Product as Senior Vice President Ocean Services.
Sweden-based Greencarrier Freight Services has appointed Johan Jemdahl as CEO.
Patrick Wanner has been promoted to Head of Communications at Kögel, the German road and intermodal trailer manufacturer. He succeeds Volker Seitz, who has left the company. His departure means that Petra Adrianowytsch, Joint Managing Director, assumes direct responsibility for the Business Development Department in future, while Eva-Maria Pohl continues to lead the Marketing Department.