Grimaldi steps down as Finnlines CEO

Finland-based carrier Finnlines announces its new chief executive, who takes over after Emanuele Grimaldi. The new CEO was recruited internally.

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Finnlines Chief Executive Emanuele Grimaldi is stepping down, and the Finnish carrier – owned by Italian Grimaldi Group – has now found his replacement.

Tom Pippingsköld, who has been part of Finnlines’ top management since 2013, has taken over the position as of May 5, Finnlines informs in a press release.

The carrier has furthermore found a new vice president and deputy CEO in the shape of Thomas Doepel, who up until now has acted as company COO.

Grimaldi continues at Finnlines as chairman of the board. He is also a board member at the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).

English edit: Kristoffer Grønbæk

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