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DCT Gdańsk Welcomes New CEO

DCT Gdańsk is delighted to announce that it has appointed Charles Baker as its new CEO to lead Poland’s largest container terminal into its next lap of growth and expansion. He assumed his responsibilities with effect from 9 July 2021.

Charles Baker succeeds Cameron Thorpe, who has left to guide PSA International’s port projects in Belgium after having successfully steered the team at DCT Gdansk and developed the terminal into the preferred port of call for Poland and the Baltic Sea.

Charles Baker is an experienced and accomplished leader in the port and shipping industry. He started his career at Canada Maritime Agencies which belonged to CP Ships in Canada. In the following years, he took on management roles in various leading shipping and port companies in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands, holding operational, supervisory, as well as marketing, commercial and sales positions. Charles was serving as VP PSA Americas before taking on this new appointment.

Charles Baker

“I am deeply honoured to have been entrusted with this new role in Poland and very excited to be able to work with the dynamic and professional team at DCT Gdańsk. I look forward to working closely with both the internal and external stakeholders to bring DCT Gdańsk to the next level in terms of operational and service excellence to meet the needs of our valued customers and partners. I would like to thank Cameron for his great contributions towards the success at DCT Gdansk and for putting in place a solid foundation for the terminal’s next phase of growth.”- said Charles Baker.
Source: DCT Gdansk

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