Jens Holger Nielsen joins Wrist Ship Supply

Wrist Ship Supply has announced that Jens Holger Nielsen will shortly join the company in a newly created position of Deputy Group CEO. Mr Holger will likewise function as Group COO of the company.

Mr Holger comes most recently from a position as CEO of shipping and multimodal company Samskip and prior to that he spent 20 years in the A.P. Moller Maersk Group in various leadership roles.

“I very much look forward to joining the Wrist team of competent individuals. Wrist is a company with a great reputation and of extreme customer focus. The company has been very successful in delivering solid growth and market leading profitability. The opportunities for Wrist in the future are numerous and very promising” said Mr Holger.

Mr Holger will assume responsibility for Wrist regions as well as a number of other activities including Group functions.

“We are very happy to get a super capacity like Jens Holger onboard to help us further develop the company and further capitalise on the strong market position of Wrist” said Robert Kledal, Group CEO of the company.

Both Mr Kledal and Mr Holger will report to the Board of Directors of Wrist Ship Supply and in daily operations work as a team with Robert in the lead.

“Adding Jens Holger to the team will considerably strengthen the company and prepare it for further development and growth, both in terms of revenue as well as profitability,” said Chairman in Wrist, Søren Johansen, Partner in Altor Equity Partners.

Going forward, the Executive Board of Wrist will thus consist of the above gentlemen as well as Executive Vice President and CFO Anders Skipper.