Monjasa Europe appoints General Manager

Bunker and tanker group, Monjasa has appointed Mikkel Kannegaard as its new General Manager in Copenhagen as of November 2017.

Mikkel Kannegaard joins Monjasa from his current position as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) of global logistics company Damco’s IMEA region. With this appointment, Monjasa thus continue building a solid foundation for the future development of its core business

Mikkel Kannegaard
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Enhancing services from Copenhagen
Currently located in the U.A.E, Mikkel will embark on his new journey from Monjasa’s Dubai office, before returning to Denmark and settling in Copenhagen as General Manager. In this position, his main assignments will be to strengthen business development activities and deepen partnerships and personal relations across Monjasa’s Northern Europe operations.

Svend Stenberg Mølholt, Interim Managing Director for Monjasa Europe:
“We are extremely proud to attract Mikkel Kannegaard, who will play an integral part of Monjasa’s future, starting with the enhancement of our business from our Copenhagen office. Mikkel brings relevant experience from the shipping industry and from several different leadership positions, most recently in the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group. In addition to his vast experience, Mikkel has a personality that embodies the Monjasa values and our desire to always make our business personal. This combination gives us a very positive outlook on his development in and with Monjasa.”

Mikkel Kannegaard, future General Manager, Monjasa Europe:
“I am very excited to join Monjasa, the team in Copenhagen, and being part of Monjasa’s global presence. By leveraging and building on Monjasa’s current value propositions across all offices, I believe there is further value to unlock at the benefit of both Monjasa and its customers. Monjasa’s scale and agility allows for a flexibility and execution focus that motivates me.”

Mikkel Kannegaard holds a Diploma in Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School and a leadership degree from IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland. He has developed his professional career with the A.P Moller-Maersk Group, holding several prominent positions, including Manager at Maersk Logistics in China, Personal Assistant to Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller in Denmark, and Chief Operating Officer at Damco in Dubai.

Source: Monjasa