February 15 - Flensborg and Associates has appointed Jari Pirhonen as its Finnish representative.

A senior executive within the international terminal operator industry, Pirhonen held managerial positions at Cargotec and Kalmar Industries, before founding Pirhonen Consulting.

Anders Flensborg, founder of Flensborg and Associates, says that Pirhonen will help strengthen its partner network, especially with regards to its customers that provide technology products.

Founded in Munich 2003, Flensborg and Associates is a strategy and business development firm within the maritime and transportation industries known for direct access across markets and hierarchies, uncovering new and sustainable business driven by cargo, people, technology and ideas. In addition to its latest appointment in Finland over the last year it has added partners in France, Spain, Portugal, and the USA.