Singapore: BW LPG has announce today that Martin Ackermann will begin his new role as chief executive officer of the company on August 1, 2015.
Ackermann, who was appointed in March, is currently the ceo of gas ship operator Evergas. He has also previously worked with Sigas Kosan, Lauritzen Kosan and J. Lauritzen.
Current BW LPG ceo, Nicholas Gleeson, will transition back to his previous position as BW Group cfo at the same time.
Andreas Sohmen-Pao, BW Group chairman, recently said of the appointment: “We are delighted to be welcoming Martin as CEO of BW LPG. As the world’s largest LPG shipping company, we look forward to his leadership in developing the company’s strong platform of assets and capabilities”.