Stolt Tankers appoints Maren Schroeder as Managing Director

Dec 02 2021


Stolt Tankers announced that it is has appointed Maren Schroeder as Managing Director, Stolt Tankers Shipowning (STSO), with effect from April 1, 2022.

Schroeder joined Stolt Tankers in 2019 as Fleet Director and will succeed Mark Martecchini who is retiring in April 2022, after serving with the Company for more than 38 years.

 

Lucas Vos, President of Stolt Tankers, commented: “The appointment of Maren Schroeder is good news for Stolt Tankers, and retaining Mark Martecchini’s experience until April will help to ensure her smooth transition into the leadership team. Maren’s background in shipping combined with her inside knowledge of our operations will ensure we maintain our leading position in the industry. Maren’s appointment brings a new dimension to our leadership team through her passion and commitment to leading the transformation of STSO as we pursue our ambition of a successful IPO.”

 

Prior to joining Stolt Tankers, Schroeder held the position of Head of Technical at Vroon B.V. where she reported to the Group Board of Directors and was responsible for a fleet of 200 ships. In her time with Stolt Tankers she has been instrumental in driving collaboration across the business and providing the highest quality ships to its customers. She has also successfully developed strong virtual connections between ship and shore personnel despite the difficulties of operating during Covid-19.

 

Martecchini retires after a long career with Stolt Tankers in a variety of technical, commercial, and executive roles and leadership in several industry organisations. In July 2022, Martecchini will become president of Webb Institute, a top-ranked, private undergraduate institution that offers full-tuition scholarships and specialises in naval architecture and marine engineering, with a waterfront campus in Glen Cove, New York.

 



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