Rickmers-Linie, which specialises in worldwide project and heavy lift liner services, continues to streamline operations and improve its global organisation.
Robert Sappio, who has been heading Rickmers-Linie (America) Inc since September 2012, will step down from the position of President and CEO effective 1 July 2014. However, he will remain connected to the company as a member of the Board of Rickmers-Linie (America).
Waldemar (Val) Poulsen has been named President and CEO of Rickmers-Linie (America) Inc. based in Houston, Texas effective the same date.
Before joining Rickmers-Linie, Mr Poulsen was Director/Country Manager with Safmarine in Houston, responsible for the activities of the multi-purpose division of Safmarine in the Americas.
June 5, 2014