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The climate proved the deciding factor when Wallenius called up Lasse Kristoffersen

Spearheading the green transition in a company sitting at the top of its segment was a considerable reason why Lasse Kristoffersen was tempted to join Wallenius Wilhelmsen, he recounts in an interview with ShippingWatch. This is in no way puzzling to those who know him.

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The green transition and the efforts to combat the climate crisis proved the deciding factor when Klaveness CEO Lasse Kristoffersen accepted the offer to become the future chief exec of Wallenius Wilhelmsen, he relates in an interview with ShippingWatch.

Kristoffersen, already known in the shipping industry as a prominent voice in the climate debate as both the CEO of Klaveness and as Vice Chair of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), says over a phone line that the leap into the new job has had nothing to do with him being on the lookout for a career change.

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