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#NewStenaCEO - A new CEO has been appointed by Stena Line, the Swedish owned company which is one of Europe’s largest ferry operators with 35 ferries and 22 routes in northern Europe.

Deputy CEO Niclas Mårtensson assumed the position with his appointed today as CEO by Stena Line. The current CEO, Carl-Johan Hagman, will resume his position as Chairman of the Stena Line board and will also remain in the role as Head of Shipping at Stena AB.

Niclas Mårtensson has more than 10 years’ experience of working in different senior positions within Stena Line including Route Manager in Germany and Poland, COO and most recently as Deputy CEO.

“This appointment is a natural step in our development process. We are pleased that we have recruited a CEO internally who will be able to fully focus on realising the strategy,” said Carl-Johan Hagman.

“I’m really looking forward to the exciting challenge of, with our customers in mind, realising our journey towards a sustainable and digital company. The transportation needs of our freight and travel customers continue to increase and evolve and Stena Line, with its comprehensive European network, is well positioned to meet that demand in a sustainable way”, said Niclas Mårtensson.

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#FreightLeadership – Irish Sea ro-ro freight-only operator, Seatruck Ferries have appointed Alistair Eagles as the company's new CEO with effect from 7 May this year.

Concurrent to this, Ole Frie will step down from his position as Chairman for Seatruck, and Kristian Morch will become the new Chairman of the Board.

Eagles was part of the original team that founded Seatruck in 1996. He has been Commercial Director and since 2009 Managing Director Irish Sea for Seatruck. The 44 year-old has a degree in Transport Management from Loughborough University.

Together Fre and Eagles have been instrumental in the turnaround of Seatruck. Since 2012, the company has seen a very positive development, initiated by strong volume growth on the Irish Sea and the successful employment of the other vessels in the external charter market.

Frie joined Seatruck in 2007 and has taken a very active role in the business since then. He brought with him decades of experience from DFDS, where he stepped down as CEO in 2006.

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