Jelle Grijpstra Takes the Helm as CEO of MP Group

Nov 30, 2023

We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Jelle Grijpstra as the new Chief Executive Officer of MP Group. Jelle’s appointment marks a pivotal moment for Marimecs and the MP Group as it continues to evolve and make significant strides in the maritime industry.

Jelle is an experienced maritime professional known for his strong roots in Naval Architecture and Project Management. His academic credentials include a Master of Science in Maritime Technology – Shipping Management from the prestigious Technical University of Delft. This educational background, coupled with his extensive practical experience, positions Jelle as a well-rounded leader in the maritime industry.

Noteworthy is Jelle’s role as a proven entrepreneur, having successfully established and led a naval architect office. His entrepreneurial spirit, coupled with a keen understanding of the industry, will undoubtedly contribute to the continued success and growth of the MP Group. His strong communication skills, people management expertise, and international sales know-how make him the ideal leader to guide the group to new heights.

As the CEO, Jelle will oversee the strategic direction of MP Group, which includes three key brands:

  1. Marimecs: A design and engineering bureau with a focus on creating sustainable ship designs.
  2. Maritime Professionals: A leading provider of HR services and recruitment for the nautical sector.
  3. Maritime Projects: Specializing in project development within the field of shipbuilding.

We congratulate Jelle Grijpstra on his well-deserved appointment and look forward to witnessing the continued success and growth of Marimecs under his leadership. If you would like to learn more about Marimecs’ skills in delivering reliable, sustainable, and highly efficient ship designs, please feel free to reach out to Jelle directly.



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