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Samskip appoints Laaksonen

Samskip has appointed Kari-Pekka Laaksonen as its ceo, with effect from August 1, 2019.

Kari-Pekka Laaksonen.

Based in Samskip’s offices in Rotterdam, Laaksonen will lead the management board of six executives, including Ásbjörn Gislason who will become group deputy ceo. Laaksonen will be tasked with executing the company’s growth plans, which are based on a customer-focused approach.

Most recently, Laaksonen served as ceo for Finland-headquartered Containerships.

Alongside the appointment of Laaksonen, Samskip subsidiaries NorLines and Samskip Logistics will merge into one group. HLPFI readers will recall, Samskip acquired NorLines in 2017 as part of the expansion of its shipping, transport and logistics businesses in Norway. 

www.samskip.com

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