Michael HaraldssonMarine Business Development Manager at Thordon Bearings Inc
A native of Sweden, Mr. Haraldsson has more than 25 years of strategic sales experience across a myriad of maritime sectors, having held senior sales positions with well-known original equipment manufacturers and service providers, including Consilium, JOWA, De Nora and now at Thordon Bearings
Throughout his career, he has been a prominent crusader for environmental sustainability and marine safety. During his 13-year tenure in Boston with Sweden-headquartered companies Consilium and Jowa, Michael was instrumental in the development of international mandatory regulations requiring water ingress alarms on bulk carriers. The development resulted in change of regulations and a dramatic increase in sales for the company’s monitoring systems.