Female managers in the majority at Svitzer

There are incredibly few female managers in the Danish shipping industry – except at Svitzer, where four in seven managers are women. "I've never felt like either a pioneer or a victim," says CCO Lise Demant in an interview with ShippingWatch.

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With four women out of seven senior managers in the Copenhagen branch, tugboat operator Svitzer is a rarity within shipping, and probably in a broader business context, too.

One of these managers is Lise Demant, 41, who has been the company's chief commercial officer since 2017 and overseen its global commercial affairs.

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