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- world market leader
- technicians in 134 ports
- certified for all brands

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Karel Peters - CEO

Karel (Dutch) has a MSc in Business Administration from Rotterdam School of Management (EUR). He has been working in the shipping industry since 1992, first as chartering and bunker broker, then as bunker trader and executive with World Fuel Services. Karel was CEO of Royal Burger Group (agencies and logistics), and subsequently was CEO of S5 Agency World Ltd for seven years. He joined Mr. Marine Group in June 2020 to succeed Nick Bosch van Rosenthal, who founded Mr. Marine Group in 2002.

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Suresh Gopalsamy - Technical Director

Suresh (Indian) has a degree in Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering as well as Computer Science. He started as an Installation Engineer for Mitsubishi new equipment business, and later as Project Manager for large-scale projects. Suresh has over 20 years’ experience in elevator maintenance and service sales. He joined Mr. Marine Elevator in 2014 as a Project Manager. In 2015 Suresh was promoted to become the technical heart of Mr. Marine as Technical Manager.

Sara Bernardi - Key Accounts Director

Sara (Italian) holds a bachelor’s degree in Linguistic and Cultural Mediation, Translation and Interpreting, and a master’s degree in Conference Interpreting. Sara is fluent in Italian, English, and German, and worked as an Interpreter at the start of her career. She then moved into Sales, working for the trading company Adrianaval in Triest/Italy (marine safety equipment, life rafts and rescue boats), obtaining valuable experience with Italian ship owners and shipyards.

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Shikin Jaafar – Operations Manager of MR Marine Group

Shikin Jaafar – Operations Director

Shikin (Singaporean) has a mixed technological and business background. She has a degree in Mechatronics and worked for 5 years at Philips Consumer Electronics in Singapore before complementing her technical knowledge with a Masters in International Business from Erasmus University. She now combines her technical and business expertise as our Operations Director.

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Mark Hamilton – Commercial Director

Mark (British) has a Mechanical Engineering Degree and started his career in the security printing industry. In 2000 he started a successful national franchise, selling it 12 years later and started a second company. In 2015 Mark joined MR Marine as International Sales Director and in 2019 he became Managing Director of the Danish owned company Bramidan BV. As of 2022, Mark has rejoined the company for all Ballast Water Treatment activities.
Nick Bosch van Rosenthal - CEO of MR Marine Group

Nick Bosch van Rosenthal - Board Member

Nick (Dutch) graduated in 1992 from the Delft University of Technology (MSc Mech Eng). He worked for companies such as Barloworld-Caterpillar (Technical Manager Southern Africa and Spain) and ThyssenKrupp Elevators (Division Director Netherlands), was director of Amadeus, founded a Medical Clinic (HaaglandenKliniek), and was CEO of Belvilla holiday homes. Nick established MR Elevator BV company in 2002.