Constantin Baack has served as CEO of MPC Container Ships ASA since foundation of the company in April 2017.
Mr. Baack commenced his career in the marine operations department at Hamburg Süd in Sydney before moving to Ernst & Young within auditing and transaction advisory out of Hamburg and Shanghai. In 2008, Mr. Baack joined the MPC Group in Hamburg where he has since held various senior management positions in Germany and abroad, including Managing Director of Ahrenkiel Steamship, Head of Shipping of the MPC Group and CFO of Frankfurt-listed investment and asset manager MPC Capital AG.
Mr. Baack studied business administration in Hamburg and Sydney. He holds a Graduate Diploma and a Master of Science in international business from the University of Sydney.Close
Mr. Fuhrmann joined MPC Container Ships ASA in 2022 from London-based Hayfin Capital Management LLP, where he served as Principal in the maritime team.
Originally from Hamburg, Mr. Fuhrmann has substantial international experience within finance and shipping. In addition to Hayfin Capital, he has held positions with companies, such as DVB Bank in Germany and the Netherlands, Credit Suisse in Germany and the US, as well as German ship broker Andreas J. Zachariassen in Hamburg.
Mr. Fuhrmann is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and holds an MSc in Shipping, Trade & Finance from Cass Business School in London, UK.Close
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Pål Sætre joined MPC Container Ships ASA as EVP – General Manager Norway in June 2021. Previously, he served as CEO for the London based hedge fund platform, AK Jensen Investment Management Ltd.
Mr. Sætre commenced his career as an analyst in the Norwegian Options and Clearinghouse before moving to SEB Enskilda as a Sales Trader. Thereafter he established and headed the capital markets offering for Nasdaq in Oslo, before joining a HNWI company as Director for 2 years. Based in Oslo, Mr. Sætre is responsible for MPC Container Ships’ Capital Market and Corporate Finance division.
Mr. Sætre holds a Master of Arts with Honours in Business and Finance from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh.Close
Christian Rychly was appointed Chief Operating Officer of MPC Container Ships in 2023. Rychly has extensive shipping experience and has held the position of Head of Shipping at MPC Capital Gmbh since 2018. Prior to joining MPC, he was a Managing Director at Leonhardt and Blumberg. He is also a member of the Board of Directors at the UK Defence Club.
Christian Rychly is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and holds an MBA from the University of Wales.Close