15 May 2023

Contship Italia Group announces Matthieu Gasselin as new CEO

Contship Italia Group, a leading container terminal and intermodal logistics operator in Italy, is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthieu Gasselin as its new CEO, effective immediately.




Mr. Gasselin is a highly accomplished executive with a distinguished record in the shipping and logistics industry. In his most recent role, Mr. Gasselin served as the CEO of Sogemar, where he transformed the company into a leading logistics provider in Italy.

"Matthieu's leadership and extensive industry expertise make him an ideal fit for Contship Italia," said Thomas Eckelmann, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Eurokai. "His performance as CEO of Sogemar is a testament to his ability to drive growth and innovation in a highly competitive market."

"I am honored and excited to lead Contship Italia Group and build on the success that the company has achieved," said Mr. Gasselin. "I look forward to working with the team to further enhance our services, expand our operations, and deliver value to our customers and stakeholders."

The appointment of Mr. Gasselin comes at a time of significant growth and expansion for Contship Italia Group. The company recently announced plans to invest in the expansion of its La Spezia Container Terminal, and through its logistics arm Sogemar, became a leading intermodal operator in Italy with services covering maritime and continental business. The Company is also present in Morocco with 2 terminals in Tangier and is developing a new terminal in Egypt in collaboration with Eurogate and Hapag Lloyd.

"We are confident that under Matthieu's leadership, Contship Italia will continue to achieve outstanding results and position itself as a leading player in the industry," said Mrs. Eckelmann-Battistello, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Contship Italia.

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