CEO Maritime Assets & Maritime Services
Holger Strack has been Chief Executive Officer of the Maritime Assets segment since 2011. As of July 2016 he additionally holds the position of CEO of the Maritimes Services segment. Based on his longstanding experience in the shipping industry he became Managing Director of Rickmers Reederei in 2010. He has been involved in initiating more than 70 vessel projects and the sale of 50 vessels within the last three years. Today he is responsible for the asset management with a value of more than EUR2.0 billion, leveraging on almost two decades of shipping expertise. His profound knowledge in shipping also enables him as former Managing Director of companies in the Maritime Services segment to be involved in the development of our technical and operational shipmanagement. Apart from the daily business, Holger Strack is now focusing on the business development and customer relationship management to further establish our network with the leading shipping liner companies and international financial investors involved in the maritime industry.
After an apprenticeship in Industrial Commercial Management, he started his career in Rickmers Reederei already in 1997 and worked successfully in various departments and numerous senior management positions in Accounting and Treasury, becoming Director Treasury in 2004.
CFO Maritime Services
Gunnar Holm has been Chief Financial Officer of the Maritime Services segment since July 2014 and is also Managing Director of Rickmers Shipmanagement, Hamburg and Director of Rickmers Shipmanagement Singapore. Based in Singapore from 2013 to 2015 he additionally served as Financial Director of Rickmers Asia, where he was in charge of improving and optimizing Rickmers Group's financial organization in Singapore. Prior to joining the Rickmers Group in 2010, he graduated in economics and started his career at the international audit and advisory firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he mainly focused on shipping clients, resulting in almost 10 years of multinational experience in shipping and finance.
COO Maritime Services
Anurag Mathur is Chief Operating Officer of the Maritime Services segment and Managing Director of Rickmers Shipmanagement Singapore as of January 2015. Prior to joining Rickmers Group in 2012 as General Manager of Rickmers Shipmanagement Singapore, he held a number of management positions in different fields of shipmanagement and was responsible for all types of vessels including containerships, bulk carriers and tanker vessels. Beforehand he started his career at sea and exited after almost two decades of sailing expertise as captain. Building on that comprehensive experience, Anurag Mathur is well connected to the major players in the maritime industry and has in particular extensive knowledge in the business development of shipmanagement.