Svitzer strengthens its leadership team

Svitzer strengthens its leadership team

07-07-2020 12:00:00

Global towage operator and part of Maersk, Svitzer A/S, is further strengthening its global leadership team with the appointment of 54-year old Lars Even Rasmussen as new global Head of HR.

Lars Even Rasmussen comes with a background in Economics and 11 years of various senior positions within Maersk's global HR organisation – most recently as Maersk Head of Organisation Development.

“Svitzer is a people company. The value we deliver to our customers comes out of the hands of 4,000 professionals across sea and shore and the safety, skillset and continuous development of our people play an essential role in our ambitious strategy to grow and stay ahead in global towage. Lars brings to the table extensive experience with finding, developing and retaining the right talent for the job in a global/local context and I look very much forward to having him onboard”, says Kasper Friis Nilaus, CEO of Svitzer.

Lars Even Rasmussen will report to Kasper Friis Nilaus and be based in Svitzer’s global Head Office in Nordhavn in Copenhagen, from where he will be working closely with the regional management teams.

“I am joining Svitzer in challenging times where it is more important than ever to keep people healthy and safe – because our people are our biggest strength and to ensure uninterrupted services to our clients”, Lars Even Rasmussen says.

“I very much look forward to contributing to the continued development of the company, both on a daily basis across the many operations and on the more strategic level to future proof the business and ensure jobs and careers also in the years to come”.

Source: Svitzer

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