MacGregor, part of Cargotec, ended a three-year period of operation with a virtual head office by opening its head office in Singapore.
Under the company’s strategy to strengthen its presence in Asia, Michel van Roozendaal, president of MacGregor will relocate to Singapore with October 1, 2017.
In addition, finance and sourcing operations will be led from Singapore. Consequently, Jani Oksanen, vice president, finance, MacGregor, will be based in Singapore, as of October 1.
The majority of the company’s competence centers are located in Europe, however, a head office in Singapore is a natural fit for MacGregor as the majority of shipbuilding takes place in Asia, the company said in a statement.
The new head office will be established in the company’s existing premises in Singapore, where MacGregor shares an office with its sister companies Hiab and Kalmar.