Guenter Schmidmeir

Vice President & General Manager, EMEA

Guenter Schmidmeir joined Navis in 2000, working out of the Oakland headquarters. In 2010, he became the EMEA sales manager, winning many new customers for Navis in Europe, the Middle East and Africa with his team, working out of Belgium, Dubai and Germany.  Guenter’s experience with Navis Global Account Management and with Navis Professional Services has enabled him to take over as the General Manager for EMEA, overseeing all sales and professional services in the region.

Prior to joining Navis, Guenter was a transport and logistics consultant in Hamburg, Germany, where he contributed to the early planning phase of the HHLA automated container terminal CTA as well as many other international port and logistics project.

Guenter earned a Dipl.-Ing  oec in industrial engineering and automation from the Technical Unverstiy of Hamburg in Hamburg, Germany. He also has an MBA from Chaminade University in Honolulu, USA and a Masters of Maritime Economics from the University of Antwerp Belgium.