BIMCO's the world's largest shipping association, announced that its executive committee has appointed Torben C. Skaanild as secretary general, succeeding Carsten Melchiors.
The Denmark-based group in a release said Melchiors has been relieved of his duties and Skaanild has taken up his new position as of March 11. It did not elaborate on the reason for the change.
Deputy Secretary General Soren Larsen retains his post.
Skaanild was secretary general of BIMCO from 1984-91. He currently is chairman of Dynatest International A/S and group companies.