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Maersk Container Industry appoints new CEO

[ November 10, 2017   //   ]

Maersk Container Industry (MCI) has appointed a new CEO, Sean S. Fitzgerald effective Jan. 1, 2018.
An accomplished and seasoned manufacturing executive, Fitzgerald has over 20 years of broad expertise across management, manufacturing, product management and marketing. Since 2014, he has acted as President at Joy Global China, part of the Japanese manufacturing company Komatsu Mining Corp, successfully leading a footprint of eight plants in China. Prior to this, he was Regional Vice President of Joy Mining Machinery, responsible for 13 plants in the Americas. He has also held executive positions over the course of almost 10 years at General Electric.
As CEO of Maersk Container Industry, Fitzgerald will assume overall responsibility for the strategic direction and the entire operations of the company including its more than 5,000 employees in three container manufacturing plants in Chile and China and its R&D centre in Denmark.
Fitzgerald holds an MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University and is a Bachelor of Science graduate in Civil engineering from the United States Military Academy.

 

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