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Paramaribo, Suriname
19-22 June 2023

SEOGS Patronage



Mervel Kotzebue

Mervel Kotzebue

Vice Chair, Suriname Trade and Industry Association (VSB)

Mervel Kotzebue is a strategic and commercially minded Senior Executive with success in improving business performance and profitability. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Economics and has graduated in Master of Business Administration.

After 15 years’ experience in Commercial, Transport & Logistics Management Roles she entered the Maritime Industry and joined the CMA CGM group as General Manager for the Shipping Agency in Suriname. In 2017 she accepted the role as General Manager at DP World Paramaribo a Business Unit of the DP World Group, the leading provider of end-to-end supply chain logistics. Mervel has embedded Business Development, Change Management and Process Improvement as strong pillars within the local organization.

As DP World covers globally every link of the integrated supply chain – from maritime and inland terminals to marine services and industrial parks, as well as technology-driven customer solutions -the Suzannasdaal project developed in partnership with HJ Development Group and Firm Engineering will not only expand DPWorld capabilities worldwide but be a catalyst for the Local Content Development in Suriname.