Greek car carrier operator Neptune Lines announced on Tuesday it has hired Craig Jasienski as its new chief executive.

The Australian manager used to hold the same position at rival Wallenius Wilhelmsen, in the wider business group of which he had held several posts for more than 30 years.

"Neptune Lines has long been a company I admire, and it is with great honour that I have been asked to join the company as CEO”, Jasienski said in a Neptune press release.