The new company brings together the joint shipping activities and relevant assets of Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA and Wallenius Lines, and unites their ownership of the shipping and logistics businesses of EUKOR Car Carriers, WWL AS and American RoRo Carriers under the new WWL ASA .
WWL ASA will become the undisputed market leader globally, with an unmatched product and network. The companies’ 130 vessels serve more than 15 trade routes to six continents for all major vehicle, construction and mining equipment manufacturers.
As of today, Craig Jasienski is the new CEO and Rebekka Glasser Herlofsen the new CFO of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics ASA.
“The Car and Ro-Ro shipping markets have changed significantly in recent years, and will face considerable change. Changes in manufacturing, technology, artificial intelligence, regulations and commercial demand will alter the world of transport as we know it. With 156 years of experience in shipping and logistics, we have survived and grown by being pioneers and driving change. Gathering our forces in WWL ASA, we are poised to take full advantage of the opportunities created in this dynamic marketplace,” says Craig Jasienski, CEO.
As resolved in the extraordinary general meeting in Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA on 25 January 2017, the board of directors of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics ASA shall with effect from today, and for a period of two years, consist of Håkan Larsson (chairman), Thomas Wilhelmsen, Jonas Kleberg, Marianne Lie and Margareta Alestig.
For a full description of the merger, please refer to the previous Stock Exchange Notices from Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA dated 22 December 2016 and 20 January 2017.
About Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics ASA
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics ASA is a global logistics operator serving the manufacturing industry with special focus on vehicles, mining and construction equipment and machinery. The company brings together the shipping and logistics businesses of EUKOR Car Carriers, WWL AS and American RoRo Carriers.
For more information see www.walleniuswilhelmsen.com
Anna Larsson, Corporate Communication & CSR
Tel: +47 48 406 919