AEGIR-Marine appoints Jaap de Lange as Managing Director
Wijk bij Duurstede, April 23, 2020 – The Board of AEGIR-Marine has appointed Jaap de Lange as Managing Director. Jaap will guide the AEGIR-Marine Group through today’s challenging times and will further empower AEGIR’s position as worldwide leader in Stern Seal & Propulsion Services.
Jaap de Lange has a solid marine background. He started his career in the Royal Dutch Navy, and was in consulting for 23 years in a variety of roles. Since 2009 he worked for Damen Shipyards in several senior leadership positions around the globe.
Ruud Muis, owner of AEGIR-Marine said: ‘We are convinced that 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 6 global offices.’
Jaap de Lange: ‘I’m looking forward to start 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.’
Jaap de Lange will start on June 15th and succeeds Peter Zoeteman, who has served as a Managing Director ad interim since September 2019.
AEGIR-Marine is a full service provider for stern tube seals and propulsion systems for the maritime industry. The company focuses on exceptional quality service for both ship owners and ship managers. AEGIR-Marine was established in 2000. Since then the company managed to become a major supplier of independent maritime spare parts, retrofit installations and services for all main stern seal and maritime propulsion systems.
AEGIR-Marine’s headquarters are located in Wijk bij Duurstede, the Netherlands. The company also has offices in Namibia, Singapore, China, Dubai and the USA from where Service Engineers can be dispatched globally.
Besides its offices, AEGIR-Marine works with a network of professional agents. From Canada to Chile, from Indonesia to Sweden and from Greece to Japan. More information is available via www.aegirmarine.com.