Seatruck Ferries has welcomed a new Chairman to its Board of Directors. Ole Frie has joined the close knit ‘Seatruck Team’ and will provide invaluable experience as the company moves forward.
Dane Ole Frie is extremely well known in shipping & road transport circles having retired as CEO of DFDS A/S on 31 December 2006. As CEO for DFDS A/S Ole Frie was responsible for both the DFDS Tor Line and the DFDS Seaways, freight and passenger operations. DFDS operate 65 vessels with 4,300 employees. During his time as CEO Ole saw the company through a period of significant restructuring and growth.
Prior to the appointment to CEO of DFDS A/S in 2000, Ole Frie was CEO of subsidiary DFDS Transport A/S operating large scale European door/door services.
Kevin Hobbs CEO of Seatruck comments: “We are delighted to have Ole join Seatruck, we are already discussing a number of new projects and we will be working very closely with him as Seatruck move forward over the coming months.”
Ole Frie comments: “I have been impressed by the Seatruck operation. They have proved that with hard work and good service it is possible to compete with the larger players. The next few years will see the service grow significantly. I have no doubt that the new vessel program is a fantastic opportunity for Seatruck and I will enjoy working with the management team as they build on their achievements so far.”