Mr. Steimler is Head of Regional London Headquarters and responsible for operations in Europe and Africa.
He was in 2017 the first non-Japanese promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer of NYK.
The same year he was also the first non-Japanese ever to be appointed Chief Executive representing JSA in the International Chamber of Shipping.
In 2013 he was appointed Corporate Officer and member of the NYK Board in Tokyo – a position he holds to date. Steimler has since 1996 had numerous positions at NYK Group.
NYK GROUP is amongst the world’s largest ship owning and operating companies, headquartered in Tokyo with regional HQs in Singapore, London and New York.
Annual turnover abt. USD 16 billion.