Hamburg Süd has hired Lasse Carøe Henningsen as chief financial officer.
He will succeed Jakob Wegge-Larsen, who has been the CFO since December 2017 and will be returning to Maersk headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark, at the end of June. Wegge-Larsen has been serving in a dual role since being named CFO of Maersk’s Ocean & Logistics division in February.
Henningsen will join Hamburg Süd on June 1 and will be part of the management board.
Since 2018, he has been the CFO and a member of the executive board of Christiania Shipping A/S, a Copenhagen-based carrier that specializes in transporting chemicals. He previously was the head of accounting at Maersk Tankers.
Hamburg Süd said that in addition to his extensive experience in the shipping industry, “Henningsen is a proven financial expert who has spent many years of his career working for the internationally renowned consulting and auditing firms EY and PwC as well as Pandora A/S, a publicly traded jewelry and design company.”
Trailer Bridge, an asset-owned logistics company that transports cargo across land, air, rail and sea throughout North America and the Caribbean, has named Alex Vohr as its vice president of government affairs.
Trailer Bridge, headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, also announced it has opened offices in Portland, Oregon, and Denver and has acquired new containers and chassis to support its business growth.
Vohr, a former colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps, brings 30 years of leadership, strategic planning, operations, organizational development and management experience to Trailer Bridge.
In his new role, Vohr will oversee government affairs, support public policy work and aid Trailer Bridge in federal procurement programs.
Trailer Bridge also has added 300 53-foot containers and 297 chassis, bringing the company’s fleet to over 3,500 containers and more than 3,000 chassis supporting the ocean shipping business among the U.S. mainland, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and U.S. Virgin Islands.
The addition of offices in Oregon and Colorado brings the company’s locations to 17 across the United States and Caribbean.
Frank Camp, JAXPORT’s director of cargo sales, has been selected to serve on the board of directors of the Florida Customs Brokers & Forwarders (FCBF) Association.
“Northeast Florida is a growing player in international trade and we are thrilled to welcome Frank to our team,” said Gabriel Rodriguez, president of the FCBF board. “His knowledge and experience throughout the supply chain will be a valuable resource for our members as we work to elevate this dynamic industry and grow global trade opportunities throughout the state.”
Camp joined JAXPORT in 2014 and is responsible for attracting new containerized cargo business, growing relationships with freight forwarders and non-vessel operating common carriers and building relationships with business development organizations.
CSafe Global, a Dayton, Ohio-based provider of temperature-controlled container solutions for the transport of pharmaceuticals, said it has expanded its life science sales team in the Asia-Pacific region to support a growing customer base.
“As of this month, we have sales directors in every major area in the region to serve local pharmaceutical and life science companies,” said Scott Garchar, CSafe Global’s senior director of life sciences for Asia. “The region has a robust market and building an exceptional team of people who understand both the industry and the culture in each country is key to providing the service level CSafe is known for.”
The newest additions to the team are Ram Nair and Kuwahara Fuminari.
Nair brings 17 years of experience in life science lab research, sales and marketing and was most recently the commercial director for Thermo Fisher Scientific’s laboratory chemicals division for the Asia-Pacific region. In his new role as director of life science sales in Southwest Asia, he will support India, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, Mongolia and Sri Lanka.
Fuminari has been in the biotechnology and cold chain space for 20 years. He joins CSafe after four years as the national business development manager for World Courier. Fuminari will support CSafe customers in Japan as the director of life science sales there.