Rino Brugge has replaced Jörg Herwig as CEO of German Naval Yards Kiel GmbH (GNYK) following a decision by the supervisory board. Brugge began his new position at the beginning of December, having been working on the GNYK management team since the middle of this year.
Educated in mechanical and industrial engineering, he brings many years of international shipbuilding experience with him, having worked for the Damen Shipbuilding Group at various facilities in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. He has recently managed shipbuilding facilities as CEO of Damen Shipyards Galati and, prior to that, CEO of Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar. He has also held positions at Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding and Damen Shipyards Singapore.