Denmark: J. Lauritzen Appoints New President of Its Dry Cargo Activities

Denmark - J. Lauritzen Appoints New President of Its Dry Cargo Activities

J. Lauritzen has appointed Peter Borup President of Lauritzen Bulkers.

Peter Borup is 43 years old and comes from Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN where he currently holds the position as Managing Director, Singapore and Group Senior Vice President Norden Asia with responsibility for NORDEN’s activities outside Denmark.

Peter Borup had his basic shipping training at A. P. Moller Maersk and spent nine years with the Maersk Group in various managerial positions including overseas postings to China and Korea. Peter Borup holds an MBA from IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland and lectures at Shanghai Maritime University.

“We look forward to welcome Peter who brings a lot of experience from the dry bulk sector in particular from the far eastern markets, where we are constantly developing our activities in all sectors”, says Torben Janholt.

Peter Borup will join Lauritzen Bulkers on 1 February 2013.

As of 1 October 2012, Claus Stahl has been appointed Senior Vice President and head of Lauritzen Bulkers’ chartering activities. Claus Stahl is 46 years old and started his career with JL in 1987. He was employed in JL for ten years in various positions including overseas postings to Chile and the US. He spent ten years outside JL before returning in 2007 when he became Chartering Manager of Lauritzen Bulkers. Claus Stahl was appointed Vice President in 2009.

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Source: J. Lauritzen, September 20, 2012

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