Manama : APM Terminals Bahrain, the operator of Khalifa Bin Salman Port (KBSP) has named Bo Lange as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO).
Lange brings to APM Terminals Bahrain 12 years of port and logistics industry experience. As the Chief Operating Officer, Lange will be responsible for providing strategic leadership and direction for KBSP port operations including technical, marine and IT services with a focus on achieving highest levels of productivity and customer satisfaction.
Prior to joining the team in Bahrain, Lange has held senior executive positions with the Maersk Group within the Operations and Management departments. As the Regional COO with APM Terminals in Africa from 2015 – 2018, Lange was instrumental in driving the APM Inland transformation process with emphasis on enhancing business relationships with customers and other stakeholders.
His other previous experiences include the position as Global Head of Operations for Damco in The Hague, Netherlands where he was responsible for strategic global trade supply chain solutions for China-EU and China-North America markets. He has also been the Regional COO for Damco in the MEA.
“His extensive knowledge will be an asset to our operations in Bahrain that will enable us to drive new operational efficiencies for KBSP and explore new continuous improvement levels and methods to help achieve greater competitiveness and higher standards of performance,” said Mark Hardiman, CEO/Managing Director of APM Terminals Bahrain.