Management - Girteka - Responsible Logistics
Jeroen Eijsink
Chief Executive Officer, Girteka
Jeroen Eijsink took up the position of CEO of Girteka Group on August 1, 2023 replacing Edvardas Liachovičius, the CEO of Girteka since 2008.

Jeroen Eijsink has more than 25 years of professional experience, having worked in the transport and logistics industry for 20 years. He has held managerial and executive positions in multinational corporations such as Siemens and Deutsche Post DHL, where he was responsible CEO for DHL Freight activities in the German, Belgian, Dutch, and UK markets. Before joining Girteka Group, from 2015 Jeroen Eijsink was CEO Europe for C.H. Robinson, one of the world’s largest logistics companies. Mr. Eijsink also has extensive experience in the new technology industry. He has overseen the implementation of IT projects, founded a technology start-up, and is currently a member of a board in a digital solutions company in Germany. He is a graduate of the Erasmus University in Rotterdam and the Technical University of Berlin, in business economics and supply chain management.

Mark Mulder
Chief Commercial Officer, Girteka
Mark Mulder, the Chief Commercial Officer at Girteka, assumed the role in January 2024. His primary focus is aligning Girteka’s logistics solutions with the evolving needs of its customers. This strategic approach reinforces Girteka’s commitment to enhanced efficiency and flexibility in its service offerings across Europe.

Mark brings a wealth of experience from his previous roles, including positions at P&O Ferrymasters and Hoyer Multimodal, where his leadership was integral in enhancing customer satisfaction and operational efficiency.

Mark’s educational background in Maritime Business Administration provides him with a profound understanding of the logistics and transportation industry, enabling him to navigate complex market dynamics effectively. Additionally, his proficiency in multiple languages, including Dutch, English, and German, enhances his ability to contribute to Girteka’s global operational success.

Jens Romer Sode
Chief Executive Officer, Thermo-Transit
Jens Romer Sode joined Girteka in 2021, as Chief Operating Officer of the Scandinavian business unit, bringing over 30 years of professional experience in logistics.

Before joining Girteka, for the past three years, Jens worked as the Regional Vice President for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) at APL Logistics. During his tenure there, he strengthened the organization’s presence within the region, focusing on strategic growth, and employee engagement, and personally led several key commercial projects. Prior to that, Jens worked at Damco as the CEO of the Benelux area and as the Global Head of Lifestyle Vertical. In total, his career within the Maersk group spanned more than 20 years in various roles.

Vytenis Norusis
Interim Chief Executive Officer, ClassTrucks
Vytenis Norusis has joined ClassTrucks in January 2020, as Head of Sales Europe, to lead and manage sales teams, and continue business development in the European market. Vytenis has 17 years of experience in the area of management in the leading retail chains in the Baltics and all of Europe. From January 2023 he was appointed as intern-CEO of ClassTrucks, for creating and executing business unit strategy and action plans.

Vytenis Norusis holds a Master’s degree in Organization Management and Business Administration and is currently studying for an Executive Master’s in Management from ISM University of Management and Economics.

Mindaugas Paulauskas
Chief Executive Officer, Girteka Transport
Mindaugas Paulauskas was appointed Chief Executive Officer at Girteka Transport in 2021.

Mindaugas joined Girteka in 2008 as Transport manager, and growing together with the company, he was appointed as Head of the Transport Process division. In 2017 he was appointed Head of the Transport Development division, responsible for transport management, fleet maintenance, and truck drivers’ performance, becoming Chief Transport Officer in 2019.

Prior to joining Girteka Mindaugas was an Engineer in a nuclear power plant. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from KTU.

Martynas Sarapinas
Chief Technology Officer, Girteka
Martynas Sarapinas has broad technology and transformation leadership experience from leading positions in financial & technology companies.

In 2019, Martynas Sarapinas was appointed Chief Information Officer at Girteka. His responsibility covers all aspects of organizational digital transformation including technology & engineering functions, strategy execution initiatives, and operational excellence.

He previously held positions as First Vice President at Danske Bank, MobilePay, and strategic transformational roles at Barclays Bank PLC.

Martynas Sarapinas holds a Master’s degree in Finance & Business Management, along with several executive education programs at Oxford Saïd Business School and Kellogg School of Management.

Jens Hovgaard Jensen
Chief People Officer, Girteka
Jens Hovgaard Jensen joined Girteka in November 2021 coming from the Maersk Group of companies where he has held various HR roles in the last 14 years, latest as CHRO for Maersk Supply Service.

He brings an extensive global and multicultural experience from his previous roles running global organizational re-designs in Maersk Line, successfully leading large projects in all aspects of HR/People, including M&A, Incentives, Performance, HRIS system selection, and implementation, Leadership, Learning, etc.

Jens H. Jensen holds an MBA from IMD, Switzerland, a graduate diploma from Copenhagen Business School, and an officers’ education from the Royal Danish Military Academy.

Vytenis Šuklys
Chief Finance Officer, Girteka
Vytenis Šuklys joined Girteka as Chief Finance Officer in 2021, taking the responsibility for the organization’s financial management.

Prior to joining Girteka, Vytenis accumulated extensive experience in finance, including as Head of Finance and Administration at Adampolis Group, Vice President of Finance and Administration at Avion Express, and Group CFO at Scandagra Group.

Vytenis has completed an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) at Baltic Management Insitute and holds a Bachelor in Economics from Vilnius University.

Andrius Ivašauskas
Chief Executive Officer, TNDM Trucking
Andrius Ivašauskas is an accomplished CEO with an extensive background in logistics and banking. He has held leadership positions at various companies, including Luminor and Danske Bank, where he gained valuable experience in finance and banking. Additionally, Andrius served as the Head of Freight Forwarding department of Finėjas and CEO of Motusbona, a companies within the Finėjas Group, where he also held a board member position.

Andrius is a graduate of Vytautas Magnus University and fluent in Lithuanian, English, and Russian. He joined TNDM Trucking as CEO in March 2023.