Rowil Ponta

Managing Director

Before co-founding Nordic Hamburg, Rowil successfully worked for more than 12 years in management positions at Hamburg Sud and MPC Group. He was previously the managing director responsible for Hamburg Sud’s activities in Australia and New Zealand, and has successfully completed a number of new building projects primarily in China. Before entering the shipping industry, Rowil worked for Deutsche Bank.

Richard Grube

Managing Director

Richard has worked in the logistics industry and liner and tramp shipping sectors for 18 years. He held various management positions with Hamburg Sud before joining the board of an IT and consulting company serving the shipping and logistics industry. At Hamburg Sud, he managed reefer shipping, administration of dry bulk, container chartering and the company’s tanker division. Richard is co-founder of Nordic Hamburg Group.

Dr. Mattia Janari

Managing Director

Dr. Mattia Janari has acquired 20 years of experience within the finance and banking industry. Amongst others he has worked for the Hamburgische Landesbank and Deutsche Bank AG. Since 2003 he has expanded his knowledge to the areas of marketing, sales and PR while working in leading positions of established issuing houses. Within the Nordic Hamburg Group Dr. Janari is responsible for Financial Accounting and Controlling.

Sören Hössermann

Managing Director (HK)

Sören started his career with Ship Owner Ahrenkiel and later, while studying shipping and logistics joined Nordic in 2010 as project developer. Since 2014 Sören is based in Asia being responsible for Nordic’s new building supervision, project management and ship management activities in Hong Kong / China.

Valeriy Pushchin

Managing Director (HK)

Captain Pushchin began his nautical career in 1988 at the Odessa State Marine Academy. After the graduation in 1994 he was sailing across the world’s oceans on different type of ships (tanker, bulk-carriers, multi-purpose and container). In 2003 he started his career ashore and worked as stevedoring inspector, Nautical Superintendent, Safety & Quality Manager and DPA/CSO.H Since August 1st 2013 Mr. Pushchin continued his office career with Nordic Hamburg Shipmanagement and was promoted to Managing Director of Nordic Hamburg Shipmanagement (HK) in January 2018.