Mike Fang to take over as head of Maersk Line's Greater Chin

Time: 2016-11-17 13:37
MAERSK Line veteran Mike Fang has been appointed  head of the Maersk Line's Greater China operation taking over from Silvia Ding, who is moving to Copenhagen as head of trade management.
The new appointment comes into effect of January 1, and Mr Fang, who's been with the company for 22 year, will be based in Shanghai, according to The Loadstar.
Ms Ding commented: "Moving to headquarters and stretching myself into a job that can make a multiplying impact on our business, customers and organisation has always been in my long-term career plan in Maersk.
"I can pass the baton into Mike's capable hands. I'm sure the performance of [the] Greater China Cluster will be raised to the next level, building on a strong foundation we created in 2016."
Mr Fang has been with Maersk for 22 year, first joining the company as a sales representative. He has held a succession of management positions in China and is currently head of sales for Greater China.
"I feel privileged that I can take on this new role. Greater China Cluster contributes around 30 per cent of Maersk Line business globally ?this is where we have to win in the marketplace. I'm keen to explore the opportunities and growth spots with my colleagues," said Mr Fang.
Maersk Line Asia Pacific region chief executive, Robbert van Trooijen,  said: "Mike has a track record of outstanding performance in many leadership roles in Maersk Line. I believe that his extensive experience, passion for serving our customers and deep insight of the local market will bring great value to our Greater China organisation."
Mr Fang was born in 1968, graduated from Hua Zhong University of Science and Technology with a Masters degree in system engineering in 1992 and earned an Executive MBA from the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in 2004.
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