Dubai – MENA Herald: Global provider of integrated shipping, logistics and marine services, the GAC Group, has announced a swathe of management changes and transfers.

At Group level, changes come with Erland Ebbersten, formerly Group Vice President for the Africa, Russia and Central Asia region, assuming responsibility as Group Vice President – Marine heading the newly established Marine region covering Abu Dhabi, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan. He will be based in Abu Dhabi.

Thomas Okbo, previously Company Manager of GAC Hong Kong, takes over as Group Vice President for Africa region (AFR). Russia, which previously fell under the Africa, Russia and Central Asia region now forms part of GAC’s Europe region.

Lars Bergström, formerly Group Vice President of the Middle East region, takes over as Group Vice President for the Asia Pacific Region, Indian subcontinent region, including Pakistan.

He is replaced as Group Vice President – Middle East by Fredrik Nyström, previously Group Vice President of the Asia Pacific region.

On an individual company level, Thomas Okbo is replaced as GAC Hong Kong’s Company Manager by former Finance Manager Maria Lam.

Mikko Wieru, who previously headed GAC Qatar will assume the helm as Company Manager of GAC Marine Abu Dhabi.

He will be replaced as GAC Qatar Company Manager by Daniel Nordberg who served in the same role in Oman.

Johan Fulke takes the reigns at GAC Oman, after his time as Company Manager of GAC Marine Abu Dhabi.

In the Philippines, Joel Domingo has been appointed Company Manager for GAC Philippines. He replaces Jake Cuerva who served as Managing Director for many successful years with the GAC Group, and who remains as GAC’s partner and Chairman of the GAC Philippines Board.

Lukas Jönsson, formerly Business Development Manager with GAC Sweden, has taken over from Mats Boberg as Company Manager. Boberg remains with the company until his retirement at the end of 2016, focusing on project related matters.