MV WERFTEN has appointed Richard Gruenhagen (54) as Managing Director of Finance and Administration effective as of 1 February. He will reinforce the Management Board of the shipbuilding group as new CFO.
Wismar, 01. February 2017 | On 1 February, MV WERFTEN has appointed Richard Gruenhagen (54) as Managing Director of Finance and Administration at MV WERFTEN. He will reinforce the Management Board of the shipbuilding group effective immediately.
Richard Gruenhagen graduated from Indiana University, is a Certified Public Accountant (USA), has many years of experience as Executive Financial Management Professional, broad business experience as CFO, Director of Finance, Chief Accountant and as Head FP&A & Controlling in large global companies and startups, incl. ABB and GE. Most recently, Richard Gruenhagen worked as CFO at DHL Logistics in Switzerland.
"I am very proud and happy to contribute to the development of MV WERFTEN. Our newbuilding programme 'made in MV' requires an efficient restructuring of the company and innovation. Positioning MV WERFTEN optimally and establishing the company in the global cruise ship building industry is an exciting task to which I will dedicate all my energy," stated Richard Gruenhagen.
"With Richard Gruenhagen we have won a highly qualified finance expert for the top management of our group," explained MV WERFTEN CEO Jarmo Laakso. "He will continue to take our chosen strategy forward, provide us with impulses for our future, and help us to develop MV WERFTEN successfully. I look forward to working with Mr. Gruenhagen."