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Published: 5 September 2017
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Latest round-up of appointments known to WorldCargo News in the shipping, ports and allied sectors
|Onuora Ogbukagu, Deutsche Messe|
Copenhagen: Flemming Steen has left his position as Group CFO in Clipper Group, after more than four years in post. In addition to his role as CFO for the Group, Flemming Steen acted as Chairman of the Board at Seatruck Ferries Ltd and Vice-Chairman for the Board at Danske Færger A/S (Danish Ferries). His successor on both Boards will be announced in due course.
Tokyo: As a result of election held in July 2017 in the African region of IAPH to choose its Vice President, Ms Hadiza Bala Usman, Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority, Nigeria was elected. She will lead the region and serve until the IAPH World Ports Conference in Guangzhou, China, from April 7-12, 2019. Martin Byrne, IAPH Vice President for Asia, South East and Oceania Region (Chief Executive, Port Nelson Ltd, New Zealand) has recently tendered his resignation as Vice President and as Chair of IAPH Communication and Community Relations Committee to President Mr. Santiago Milà, due to his own port's rapidly growing business opportunities and requirements.
Tallahassee, Florida: Port Everglades' Chief Executive/Port Director Steven Cernak has been elected Chairman of the Florida Ports Council at the Council's recent AGM, replacing Port Tampa Bay's Director Paul Anderson, whose term of office ended at the meeting. PortMiami's Port Director and CEO Juan Kuryla was elected as Vice Chairman and the Port of Palm Beach's Executive Director Manuel Almira was elected Secretary/Treasurer. All positions serve one-year terms.
Bodenheim, Germany: DUSS (German Rail-Road Cargo Handling Company) has appointed Andreas Schulz as its new CEO as of 1st January, 2018, succeeding Wolfgang Müller, who retires at the end of 2017 after 40 years with the company and DB Group. In addition, Hans Pieper has been appointed as joint managing director of DUSS.
Hannover, Germany: Deutsche Messe's Supervisory Board has granted approval for the decentralisation of the company's Marketing & PR division, including CeMAT, Europe's biggest materials handling equipment fair and now a global franchise. There are three MarCom (marketing communications) departments thath, in turn, have direct responsibility for sales in the company's core and potential core fields of business.
- The MarCom department "Industry, Energy, Logistics", which is responsible, among other things, for marketing communications for Hannover Messe and CeMAT, will be headed by Onuora Ogbukagu. Effective immediately, Mr. Ogbukagu is also Deutsche Messe's new company spokesman, replacing Wolfgang Kossert, who left the company at the start of August as part of the restructuring process
- The MarCom department "ICT & Digital Business" is headed by Daniela Stack, with responsibility for CEBIT.
- The third MarCom department, "Floor Coverings & Woodworking", is headed by Dagmar Wolf, with responsibility for DOMOTEX and LIGNA.
Northampton, UK: Bis Henderson Consulting, the specialist supply chain and logistics consultancy within the Bis Henderson Group, has made a series of appointments, reflecting the business’ commitment to global expansion. Mark Monger FCILT and Julian Simpson join as Senior Consultants, while Kate Harrison has been appointed Consultant.
Leicester, UK: 4PL logistics specialist 3T-Europe has appointed Simon Hughes to the post of IS Director, to spearhead the company's to expand its software as a service (SaaS) and client information systems (IS).
Glasgow, UK: Kerry Logistics Network Limited has appointed Claire Trench as Head of Food and Beverage, focusing on the company's growing Chinese F&B business.