Viking is delighted to announce that industry professional, Ken Hickling, is joining the family organization as Non-Executive Director.
“After 21 years in the corporate world with the number one paint manufacturer, Akzo Nobel, it is a refreshing change to step into such a close knit operation as Viking,” says Ken Hickling.
Company Director and shareholder Mark Jaenicke added, “We are delighted to have Ken working with us. His experience, especially with the International Superyacht Society (ISS), will be invaluable as we take our companies to the next level.”
Ken Hickling will be responsible for developing the internal capabilities of the companies, following the opening of the Marine Survival Complex, as well as acting as a company ambassador alongside Dieter Jaenicke, Chairman and Founder of Viking.
“Having a fresh pair of eyes to look at how we do things will enable us to find new ways to deliver an even stronger value of services as we work to take the complications out of crew administration and training for our clients.” said Managing Director Matthew Jaenicke.
Viking is a UK registered limited company based in Dover in the county of Kent, specializing in the administration and management of crew, including MCA certified training and cadetship management services.