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Hempel to pay millions in bribery case

The coating manufacturer will pay a fine of approximately USD 33.44 million in a German bribery case which marks the largest fine in the history of the Danish financial police. "We have cleaned up and we have moved on," says CEO Henrik Andersen.

Maersk, Euronav, and the Onassis Foundation behind new global forum

Danish Maritime Forum has been given new life as the Global Maritime Forum, backed by prominent names such as A.P. Moeller-Maersk, Euronav, the Onassis Foundation, and PSA. "The maritime industry needs a shared platform to tackle collective challenges, " says Paddy Rodgers, CEO of Euronav.

Hempel put all cards on the table in bribery case

When Hempel was hit by a bribery case last summer, the company opted to take the matter to the press of its own accord. A tough decision which subsequently turned out to be the right one, explains the CEO in the latest article in ShippingWatch's series on communication.

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Only the greatest talents rise to the top of shipping

Who will take over when the leaders of the shipping industry step down? Companies will find the answer among their own talent, who are being trained hard with huge expectations while others sometimes get left behind, says a human resource management expert from Copenhagen Business School.

Hempel CEO faces tough act in following predecessor

Hempel's new CEO Henrik Andersen will carry on the legacy after Pierre-Yves Jullien, who left the company with three record results and a strategy for the next five years. But the crisis in shipping and offshore could make it necessary to adjust this plan.

Hempel appoints yet another new senior exec

The replacement of Hempel's CEO of many years, Pierre Yves-Julien, by Henrik Andersen will now be followed by yet another change at the coating manufacturer's executive management team.

Ny Hempel-CEO: Jeg kan lide at se mennesker vokse

Den 100 år gamle malingproducent Hempel har fået sig en ny CEO, der bl.a. har været chef for 43.000 ansatte på en gang. "Jeg kan lide, at se mennesker vokse omkring mig," fortæller Henrik Andersen i et interview med ShippingWatch.

Jotun indblandet i norsk bestikkelsessag

Den nu tidligere vedligeholdelseschef i den norske malingsproducent Jotun har angiveligt levet godt af sin stilling i selskabet. Han er nu tiltalt for bestikkelse og grov korruption, skriver Dagens Næringsliv.

Hempel hires new CEO from ISS

Coating manufacturer Hempel's CEO will resign as planned. The new CEO will take over in March 2016 and comes from a Danish servicecompany.

Hempel henter ny CEO i ISS

Malingproducenten Hempel skifter som planlagt ud i toppen. Den nye CEO tiltræder i marts 2016 og kommer fra ISS.

Pierre-Yves Jullien resigns as Hempel CEO

Hempel CEO Pierre-Yves Jullien has announced already now that he will resign in one year, at the latest. The board expects revenue to surpass USD 1.4 billion this year.

Dansk offshore på ordrehugst i Kina

Det kinesiske marked er ifølge Børsen blevet et udflugtsmål for leverandører til offshore-industrien, fordi gigantiske kinesiske olieselskaber med statsstøtte i ryggen stadig efterspørger danske varer og ydelser.

Hempel delivers best result in five years

Hempel achieved its best result in five years. Revenue has also gone up and now passed USD 1.4 billion. Especially organic growth in the second half of the year boosted the result.

Hempel får sit bedste resultat i fem år

Hempel har fået sit bedste resultat i fem år. Omsætningen er gået samme vej og har nu rundet ni milliarder kroner. Især stærk organisk vækst i andet halvår trak tallene op.

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