New Operations Manager for Italy

Caris Elaine Petersen gets new role in BU Mediterranean as Operations Manager for Italy


New Operations Manager for Italy will be Caris Elaine Petersen, who will take up her new role on 1 January 2020. She will be reporting to Fuat Pamukcu, VP Sales, Marketing, Business Development & Strategy

Caris (26) holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Shipping, Trade, and Transport from London Metropolitan University.

She has been working in DFDS since 2012, and her latest position was ‘Assistant Manager” at the Customer Service & Operations Department in Kiel.

In Istanbul, she will be working on operations management for Italy Route as well as facilitating Phoenix integration and being a role model with the DFDS Way.

“I look very much forward to start my exciting journey with BU Med in Turkey and I’m glad that I have the opportunity to expand my know-how further within DFDS. I’m excited to start working with all the friendly and kind-hearted colleagues in Istanbul,” says Caris.

Philipp Mayworm, Head of Customer Service & Operations in Kiel, says: “I am extremely pleased to see that DFDS provides exciting career opportunities for talented employees such as Caris. She will of course be missed in Kiel, but I am confident that she will add great value for DFDS in BU Med. I wish Caris all the best in her future role.”

Lars Hoffmann, Head of BU Med, says: “ I know Caris from my time in Kiel, and I am confident she will contribute to making BU Med an even stronger operation and business as she has a lot of experience with customer service, operations and how we work in DFDS. Please join me in welcoming her to BU Med. I am confident you will all support her in her new role with us.”

November 8, 2019