New Major Shipping Appointments Lead Logistics Industry Staff News This Week

WORLDWIDE – NORWAY – The World Shipping Council (WSC) has announced that Anna Larsson has joined WSC as its new Communications Director, based in Europe. Larsson served most recently as Head of Corporate Communications for Wallenius Wilhelmsen.

Additionally, Wallenius Wilhelmsen’s CEO Craig Jasienski has taken a seat among the WSC’s Board of Directors.

UK – Neil Walker has been named as the Managing Director of Unipart Rail and Unipart Manufacturing Group.

UK – Dave Matthews has been named as the new Head of Sales, Marine Bunkers & Lubricants in Island Oil Trading (UK) Limited.

UK – Sam Ryall has been appointed to the position of Key Account Manager, System Integrators at Schoeller Allibert.

UK – FRANCE – Sharon Flood has been named to the Getlink Board of Directors. She will replace Philippe Vasseur, who has agreed to terminate his mandate early after twelve years on the Board.

GERMANY – DUBAI – V.Group has announced the appointment of Ulla Eithz Nielsen as Managing Director for V.Ships Germany. Based in Hamburg, Nielsen joined V.Group in 2019 and previously held the role of Chief Operating Officer of Operational Excellence.

She began her maritime career as a deck officer with A.P Møller and has experience in operational transformation as well as dry bulk and container vessel expertise gained with A.P Møller, Maersk Line, NORDEN and Norient Product Pool.

Also based in Hamburg, Loris Di Maio, previously Programme Manager, Operational Excellence, will now take on the role of Head ....

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