Global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC Group has appointed Pontus Fredriksson as its new Group President effective from January 2023.
Bengt Ekstrand, who has held the position for the past 10 years, will take on the role of Executive Co-Chairman alongside GAC’s long-standing Executive Chairman Björn Engblom.
Pontus Fredriksson joined GAC in 2007 and has been Group Vice President of GAC’s Americas region since August 2019. He previously held various finance and managerial roles in the Middle East, including Managing Director of GAC Bahrain.
“Pontus has consistently demonstrated a strong commercial focus and top leadership skills,” said Bengt Ekstrand, adding that “his acumen and sound industry knowledge put him in a good position to lead the Group to further successes”.
Source: GAC Group