BBC Chartering, the market-leading operator of multipurpose and heavy lift vessels, announces the appointment of Ulrich Ulrichs as Chief Commercial Officer, effective May 2, 2019.
Ulrichs will head the group’s global commercial business development activities, complementing the existing management team. As part of the group’s future succession planning, Ulrichs is supposed to assume the role of CEO after a transition period.
Ulrichs is an experienced industry leader with a demonstrated history in international shipping and the proven ability in managing and developing family-owned shipping businesses. Within his 20 year-long tenure in shipping, Ulrichs served AAL and Rickmers in various management positions, and last in the capacity of CEO of Rickmers-Line.
“We are very pleased to welcome Mr. Ulrichs to our team,” said Roelf Briese and Svend Andersen of BBC Chartering. “His addition is an important step to lead BBC Chartering into the future, and to further build the market’s most trusted and highest performing global project carrier.”