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Hoegh strengthens their management team

Hoegh are pleased to announce that Dr. Mirjam Peters will take on a new role as Chief Customer Sustainability Officer in Höegh Autoliners from 1 May 2024.

Mirjam will be part of the Executive leadership team and will be based in their office in Germany.

Mirjam’s experience and passion for sustainability will provide an additional avenue for value creation for their customers. Mirjam comes from Continental AG in the automotive supplier business and has held various positions within technology development, R&D and more recently focussing on the development and execution of their global sustainability strategy.

Comment from Andreas Enger, CEO Höegh Autoliners:“I am proud of the leadership position we have taken around providing tangible low and zero carbon solutions to our customers. Mirjam’s appointment shows our continued commitment to take action to support our customers’ decarbonisation journey and driving meaningful change in our industry,”

“She is a sharp thinker and inspiring leader with a good understanding of the challenges and impact that this role brings with the ambitions we and our customers have regarding our path to zero.”

Mirjam Peters says the following about her new role as Chief of Sustainability at Höegh Autoliners: “I am very excited to join Höegh Autoliners, a company that has already demonstrated how they will positively contribute to the transition to sustainable shipping. I am looking forward to partnering with the management team, colleagues globally, our customers and across the industry to tackle the challenges that we face together and seize the opportunities that create the biggest impact.”

Mirjam is a studied natural scientist, with emphasis on sustainability research ever since. After her PhD graduation she started her career at Continental AG in the automotive supplier business. She was holding several positions in the Tire Sector including international assignments in South Africa and China in technology development, R&D and OE. In her last position in Continental AG, she was responsible for the development and execution of the global sustainability strategy of the Industry Sector, reporting to the COO and CEO.