Mikko Juelich appointed head of Stena Line in Germany
On 01 November 2021, Mikko Juelich took over the position as Trade Director for Business Region Germany at the Swedish ferry company Stena Line. By focusing on customer demand, stable operation and a strong competitive positioning, the new head of Stena Line in Germany will drive the growth strategy of the company further.
“Commercial positioning and operational excellence are key pillars in Stena Line´s growth strategy. Mikko Juelich brings a wealth of experience from the ropax/roro ferry, container and logistic markets and has a strong understanding of our customers’ demand. Based on his international background and his forward-thinking mindset, Mikko Juelich will enable us to grow and develop our business further, together with our customers and partners, striving towards our vision of ‘Connecting Europe for a sustainable future’. We are very happy to welcome Mikko onboard”, says Markus Lindbom, CCO Stena Line.
Mikko Juelich joins Stena Line with many years’ experience in the maritime sector. For the last five years, he was Managing Director of Container CSG in Luebeck, Germany. Before his time in container shipping, he held various positions at the ferry company Finnlines. His appointment will see Mikko Juelich focus on the future development of Stena Line’s key ferry routes between Germany and Sweden.
“Stena Line is one of the great names in global shipping and I am honoured to get the chance to develop the key routes between Germany and Sweden further and also grow the company´s position in the central European market. From our commercial office in Hamburg, we will concentrate on stabilising and growing the German business, with the main emphasis on our Kiel-Gothenburg and Rostock-Trelleborg route, and guided by our customers´ needs. In a spirit of cooperation and focus on service, we will secure our competitive advantage and further expand our pioneering role in sustainability” says Mikko Juelich, Trade Director Germany at Stena Line.
Mikko Juelich succeeds Ron Gerlach, who has moved to Stena Teknik where he will become the company’s Technical Director.
“Ron Gerlach contributed vastly to the development of Stena Line and we are very grateful for his services as Trade Director Germany. We are sure that he will be as successful in his new position at the Stena Group and wish him the best of luck”, says Markus Linbom.
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Stena Line is one of Europe's leading ferry companies with 37 vessels and 17 routes in Northern Europe operating 25,000 sailings each year. Stena Line is an important part of the European logistics network and develops new intermodal freight solutions by combining transport by rail, road and sea. Stena Line also plays an important role for tourism in Europe with its extensive passenger operations. The company is family-owned, was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Gothenburg. Stena Line has 4,300 employees and an annual turnover of 14 billion SEK.
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