Harold Kunst, the previous chief executive officer (CEO) of MSC PSA European Terminal in Antwerp, will be the new managing director of APM Terminals Maasvlakte II in the port of Rotterdam.
Kunst is no stranger to APM Terminals, having begun his career with A.P. Moller - Maersk in 1996 and previously held different roles in APM Terminals.
The new managing director will formally take over his duties on 1 August and in the meantime, the terminal will be temporarily managed by Rob Sponselee, former managing director of APM Terminals Rotterdam.
According to a statement, Jan Buijzejan-Buijze, current managing director of APM Terminals Maasvlakte II, will take on a new role in the company and will become regional project director for Africa & Europe, located in Lagos, Nigeria, with a particular emphasis on supporting APM Terminals in Africa, effective from 1 April 2023.