23 OCTOBER 2014 – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, announces changes in its operative structure and starts a reorganisation into seven operative Divisions which will become effective on 1 January 2015. The six new operative Divisions together with Global Lifecycle Support as the seventh one will enable MacGregor to improve customer service throughout the lifecycle of the products, offer more comprehensive packages and boost the development of new shiptype-specific solutions.
The MacGregor portfolio has grown significantly through acquisitions and now comprises of also Hatlapa, Porsgrunn, Pusnes, Triplex and Woodfield products. The new Divisions will work closely together in marketing, sales, sourcing, R&D and engineering and thus leverage the scale and capabilities of the whole MacGregor organisation for the benefit of MacGregor’s customers. To support this cross-divisional work, two new MacGregor Group-level functions are established:
R&D and Sourcing, headed by Erik Hägglund
Marketing and Business Development, headed by Pasi Lehtonen
The new operative Divisions as of 1 January 2015 are:
- Auxiliary and Machinery Systems Division, headed by Alexander Nürnberg
- Cargo Handling Division, headed by Leif Byström
- Offshore Load Handling Division, headed by Tom Svennevig
- Offshore Deck Machinery Division, headed by Esko Karvonen
- Offshore Mooring and Loading Division, headed by Leif Haukom
- RoRo Division, headed by Magnus Sjöberg
- Global Lifecycle Support Division, appointment will be announced later in 2014
MacGregor offers world leading engineering solutions and services for handling marine cargoes and offshore loads. The scope of our integrated packages is growing and now also includes Hatlapa, Porsgrunn, Pusnes and Triplex products.
MacGregor serves the offshore, maritime transportation and naval logistics markets in ports and terminals as well as on board ships and rigs. MacGregor solutions combine load and cargo access, stowage, care and handling functions to optimise lifetime profitability, productivity and environmental sustainability. www.macgregor.com
MacGregor is part of Cargotec. Cargotec’s sales totalled approximately EUR 3.2 billion in 2013 and it employs approximately 11, 000 people. Cargotec’s class B shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd under symbol CGCBV. www.cargotec.com