Maersk Line appoints new Thailand and Myanmar managers
Maersk Line has selected Bo Wegener as the new Thailand Cluster Manager and Dawid Sold as the new Country Manager for Myanmar the latest round of Asia appointments within the conglomerate.
Sold will be reporting to Bo Wegener as Myanmar is part of the Thailand Cluster. Bo Wegener said: “Maersk Line has a long and proud history of operating in Thailand for more than 60 years, and I look forward to growing our business further based on the strong customer relationships in this important market.
”Thailand is an exciting market and volumes are growing. On the exports side, we are seeing growth in electronics, automobiles and agricultural commodities, while imports are increasing due to a combination of manufactured goods and commodities.”
Wegener added: “With the recent establishment of our own office in Yangon, we are uniquely positioned to service customers’ growing demand for high quality container shipping services to and from Myanmar. Backed by our extensive international network and our strong organisation, locally as well as globally, we will continue our relentless focus on delivering the best customer experience in the market.”
Prior to this role, Bo Wegener was leading Business Performance Managementin North Europe. He has been with the company from 1995 to 2009 and re-joined the company in 2012. He has worked in various commercial functions in Asia, South America and Europe.He will be responsible for the development and execution of Maersk Line’s business strategy in Thailand and Myanmar.
Dawid Sold, Myanmar Country Manager, will be responsible for the development and execution of our container shipping business in this high-potential market.
He said: “Myanmar is in the developmental stage and it opens up great business opportunities for our customers. We want to establish our presence here to better serve our customers with our global standards of customer service and operational reliability.”
”There is a growing business interest in Myanmar. Imports into the country are increasing, and we expect the same to happen for exports in the coming years, so there is an overall more balanced flow.” Sold added.
Prior to this role, Dawid Sold was managing East Central Europe operations for Seago Line, which is a liner company dedicated to short-sea hauls throughout the European and Mediterranean region, owned by the Maersk Group. He had also held previous roles in commercial and operational departments in Maersk Group, based in Italy, Denmark and Poland.
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