Global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC has appointed Fredrik Nyström as its new Group Vice President for the Asia Pacific region. He takes over from Dan Hjalmarsson, who has retired.

Nyström has been GAC’s Regional Business Controller based at the Regional Office in Singapore since 2007. He continues the work of his predecessor to guide the activities and expand the

business of GAC companies throughout the region in line with the group’s ongoing growth strategy.

GAC Group President Bengt Ekstrand says: “In the 12 years since Fredrik joined us, he has served key roles in the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Asia Pacific.That has given him the solid knowledge and experience that will prove valuable in overseeing our continued development in one of the world’s

most diverse regions.” Nyström says: “We are already strong in Asia

Pacific, but it is a large and highly competitive market. I shall draw on our considerable resources and stable infrastructure to strengthen our standing in the region.”

GAC has full service coverage in Asia Pacific with more than 1,700 professionals working to meet its customers’ needs for quality support and to assist in delivering their strategy.


GAC is a global provider of integrated shipping, logistics and marine services. Emphasizing world- class performance, a long-term approach, innovation, ethics and a strong human touch, GAC delivers a flexible and value-adding portfolio to help customers achieve their strategic goals.

Established since 1956, GAC employs over 10,000 people in more than 300 offices worldwide.