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GAC rings in New Year with management changes

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    1 January 2016

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Continues tradition of innovation in 60th anniversary year

Dubai – Four managers from the GAC Group start 2016 with a new challenge as they take on new roles for the global provider of shipping, logistics and marine services.

Peter Österman moves to his native Sweden to take on the new role of Commercial Manager – Shipping for Denmark, Finland and Sweden combined. He is replaced as Managing Director of GAC Global Hub Services by Ronald Lichtenecker who relocates to Dubai for his new role. Lichtenecker was previously Managing Director of GAC Singapore. Henrik Althen takes over his former role in Singapore, after serving as Managing Director of GAC Kuwait. He is replaced by Filip Björklund, previously Group Business Controller.

Patrik Halldén, Group Vice President – Human Resources, says the latest appointments reflect GAC’s long-standing policy of exposing its executives to a variety of roles in order to enrich their experience and bring a wealth of operational experience to serve customers around the world.

“This is a continuation for the successful business philosophy that has served GAC since its inception,” he adds. “In 2016, our 60th anniversary year, we plan to continue that tradition of innovation to continue to deliver the best possible business solutions to the many sectors we serve.”

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