SSA Marine appoints new President of Global Container Division

SSA Marine appoints new President of Global Container Division

SSA Marine has named Nicolas Gauthier as President of its Global Container Division.

In this new position, Gauthier will use his vast executive-level international port and logistics operations experience to manage SSA Marine’s container terminal concessions in the US, in Manzanillo, Mexico, Panama, Chile, Colombia, and Vietnam.

Gauthier is a member of the Seattle-based leadership team and reports to Uffe Ostergaard, CEO of Carrix, SSA Marine’s parent company.

Gauthier joins SSA Marine from DP World, where he previously served as CEO of DP World Peru. He joined the organisation in 2019 as the CEO of DP World Ecuador.

Gauthier formerly served as CEO of PortSynergy Group, France’s largest container port operator, for seven years.

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Ostergaard, CEO of Carrix, said: “Nicolas’ experience leading, growing, and integrating marine terminal operations around the world made him the ideal choice.

“His ability to drive safety, operational effectiveness, and emissions reductions will greatly benefit our employees, customers, and partners. I look forward to working closely with Nicolas through our next chapter of growth.”

Gauthier, President of SSA Marine’s Global Container Division, stated: “I’m honored to be joining SSA Marine and stepping into this new role. I’ve enjoyed getting to know its incredible team and look forward to partnering with them and our customers to drive new levels of efficiency and growth.”

In January, marine terminal operator in the US and the Americas, Carrix, announced the rebranding of Ceres Terminals (Ceres) as SSA Marine, following Carrix’s acquisition of the company.  

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