New Global Managing Director in OSM

Bjoern Sprotte
Bjoern Sprotte

By MarEx 2017-02-07 15:02:04

Operational excellence and expansion in a rapidly changing market will be key priorities for Bjoern Sprotte (41) in his position as Global Managing Director for Technical Management & Services in OSM Maritime Group.

Sprotte will be responsible for all technical management and services worldwide, working out of OSM’s Singapore office. He will focus on expanding and innovating the company’s range of services and thereby supporting the core business of OSM’s customers as a competent, reliable and transparent partner at all times.

Sprotte has extensive international experience within the shipping industry and served as CEO Maritime Services at Rickmers Group after holding various positions in commercial and technical management. Holding a degree in navigation and maritime transport, he originally pursued a nautical career at sea and later attended postgraduate studies for his Master of Business Consulting. Prior to joining OSM, Sprotte has been part of the Leadership Team at Carnival Maritime, managing a large fleet of cruise ships in an innovative way at highest operational standards.

Says Bjoern Sprotte: “I’m proud to join a truly global team of very skilled and dedicated people and I look forward to further enhancing OSM’s contribution to the success of our customers through operational excellence and innovative solutions.”

Says Geir Sekkesæter, CEO OSM Maritime Group: “I’m very happy to have Bjoern Sprotte on board heading up all our technical services worldwide and confident that his knowledge and determination for quality and building the organization will benefit our customers and further development of OSM. Bjoern will in addition to heading up the technical organization also be a member of the Executive team in OSM.”

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