Dutch Stern tube seal and propulsion service expert AEGIR-Marine has appointed Jaap de Lange managing director
The group said Mr de Lange will “guide the AEGIR-Marine Group through today’s challenging times and will further empower AEGIR’s position as worldwide leader in stern seal and propulsion services.”
Commenting on his appointment, Mr de Lange said “I’m looking forward to working for AEGIR, a very successful service-minded company with a clear offering. All customers, AEGIR employees and other stakeholders can count on my commitment and contribution.”
AEGIR-Marine owner Ruud Muis said “We are convinced Jaap de Lange is the right man for the job in the present phase of our companies. His experience working within different cultures around the globe is another added value within our international company, with colleagues of 15 different nationalities and our six global offices.”
Mr de Lange began his career with the Royal Dutch Navy, and worked in consulting for 23 years in a variety of roles. Since 2009 he has worked for Damen Shipyards, most recently as the managing director of Damen Shipyards Cape Town in South Africa.
Mr de Lange will take up his new position on 15 June 2020. He succeeds Peter Zoeteman, who served as interim managing director since September 2019.