Meyer Reorganizes Management Seeking Diversification Over and above Cruise Ships

Meyer Werft’s building corridor was expanded to assemble two huge cruise ships a year (Meyer Werft)

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Aug 25, 2023 5:05 PM by

The Maritime Government

Meyer Team, which operates shipyards in Papenburg, Germany and Turku, Finland, announced a administration reorganization as the enterprise appears to rebuild and diversify its small business in the wake of the pandemic. The team claimed in purchase to account for the increasing complexities of the present business enterprise atmosphere, it will restructure its core management group, like bringing a non-family members member to guide the organization.

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Beginning in the late 1980s, the business experienced progressed its company getting just one of the recognized leaders in cruise ship building. Concentrating on the booming sector, the company which for a lot of yrs has been a specialized shipbuilder expanded its capacity to supply two significant cruise ships a year from Papenburg as very well as a lesser ship from its more mature building hall. They also revitalized the procedure in Turku to construct substantial cruise ships and have been moving to additional expand its capacity before the pandemic. They also extra Neptun Werft which is now building the engine space and other blocks for assembly at the other yards.

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When the corporation was successful in maintaining all the orders it had at the start out of 2020, it has only added a single more compact new cruise ship get, coming from Japan’s NYK Team, in the previous a few several years. Papenburg has continued to supply cruise ships primarily to Carnival Company and Disney Cruise Line but faces a dwindling orderbook with the shipping of Carnival Jubilee established for this year, two extra substantial cruise ships for Disney, and more compact ships for Silver Sea Cruises and NYK. In Finland, they are at the moment developing the initial of three of the world’s major cruise ships for Royal Caribbean and have a single buy underway for TUI Team.

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The company notes that it has experienced to reinvent by itself to adapt to essential variations in the small business setting, and it seems to do that once more. They have now declared endeavours to diversify the organization into new connected sectors. Spouse and children patriarch Bernard Meyer recently marked his 75th birthday. Sons Jan Meyer and Tim Meyer have been increasing their roles in the business.  The past administration reorganization came in mid-2020 when the sons switched positions with Tim Meyer having over as CEO of the garden in Turki and Jan Meyer shifting from the leadership at Turku to develop into Running Director of Meyer Werft, Germany. Thomas Weigend has been Managing Director for the yards in Papenburg and now Wismar, the place the corporation is controlling the completion of the previous World-wide Desire as a cruise ship for Disney.

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Meyer Werft Running Directors in 2020 (from remaining to suitable): Thomas Weigend, Dr. Jan Meyer, Bernard Meyer, and Tim Meyer

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As aspect of the initiative, Bernd Eikens will be a part of the Meyer Group executive staff as Group CEO. Eikens labored in different management positions at UPM-Kymmene, a Finnish forestry firm, for 25 a long time, and given that 2013 as a member of the group govt staff. His practical experience incorporates functions in both of those Finland and Germany as perfectly as in the U.S. and South The usa. He has also been a member of the Meyer Turku advisory board considering the fact that 2019, noting that he has turn into acquainted with the operation and the shipbuilding small business about the earlier 4 many years.

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“Bernd Eikens is a best match for our Meyer Team combining worldwide management experience with a sturdy track record in functions and challenge management,” claimed Bernard Meyer “Additionally, it is a good profit that he has management practical experience in each Germany and Finland.”

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Meyer relatives customers will be transitioning in their roles alongside with the formation of a Meyer Group Govt Board. Tim Meyer, who will proceed as CEO of Meyer Turku, will also develop into the agent for the loved ones speaking with buyers and stakeholders. Jan Meyer will go to oversee new business progress centering about Neptun Werft shipyard and such as the new offshore wind enterprise as nicely as overseeing technologies development as the Main Small business Innovation Officer.
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Thomas Weigend will be named Main Income Officer and will guide initiatives with buyer and cross-garden capacity setting up. He will also even further develop new business alternatives for Meyer Floating Remedies and Meyer RE. 

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Immediately after 50 decades in firm functions, Bernard Meyer be a member of the Advisory Board and will focus on non-operational topics.
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