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Christian Blauert steps down from position as CEO of Yilport

Christian Blauert, CEO of Yilport Holding, has resigned from his post at the Turkish terminal operator, effective from December 15, 2019.

Blauert had joined the company as chief operations officer in May 2015 before becoming CEO in June 2016.

He stated: “After being in charge for more than three years and working very closely with chairman Robert Yuksel Yildirim in many projects, I believe in the ongoing success of Yilport as one of the most dynamic and the fastest growing port management groups in the world.”

Robert Yuksel Yildirim, the chairman of Yilport Holding will become the chairman and CEO of the company from January 1, 2020 until a successor CEO is announced.

The terminal operator was established in 2012 and owns 22 marine terminals and six dry terminals in ten countries.

The company is looking to develop its growth model with “strong management teams and centralised global services” to help towards its ambition of becoming one of the top 10 global operators by 2025.