MARPRO Search & Selection is owned 100% by Jakob le Fevre. Jakob is 46 years old and is educated Master Mariner. He comes with 5 years of sailing time and 30 years of experience in the maritime business.
Jakob have sailed a large variety of vessel including coasters, roll on - roll off, ropax, cable layer, tall ships and container ships. Jakob served his military service as a volunteer onboard the Royal Yacht Dannebrog.
Jakob then worked for technical suppliers in the business and has represented companies like FURUNO, Raytheon-Anschütz, Schottel, Becker Marine Systems and Gertsen & Olufsen.
HR and Online Experience
The career path changed direction in 2010 when Jakob became part-owner and Managing Director of JOB2SEA - a maritime online jobboard and Search & Selection company.
Event management experience
MARPRO was established in 2013 with the purposes of introducing a maritime media and Search & Selection company. However, MARPRO quickly became deeply involved in organizing Danish Maritime Fair with ownership of exclusive rights to all sales. MARPRO organized the fair three times and in November 2016 it was decided to terminate the co-operation and pursue the original MARPRO concept.
The main competencies of Jakob le Fevre is a deep understanding of the maritime business, an extensive network, an innovative online strategy, a personal and hands-on approach, his communication skills and his ability to understand and accomodate customer demands.
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