Who’s Who: Maritime Movements for July/August 2021


Derecktor Shipyards has appointed Richard Steady as its new Chief Operating Officer.

Steady has held many executive maritime positions. He began his career at Maritrans, the global shipping and transportation company, where he rose to the position of Director of Government and Regulatory Affairs. He also held key roles at marine construction and dredging operator Weeks Marine, where he was Director of Marine Services, as well as American Marine Corporation, a marine construction, transportation and salvage business, where he was Executive Vice President.

Steady will be based out of Derecktor Dania where he will be responsible for overall operations and development at Derecktor’s Florida and New York shipyards, encompassing new vessel construction along with yacht and commercial refit and service.

James Phu Nguyen

EnerMech, a global services company specialising in critical asset support from pre-commissioning to decommissioning, has appointed James Phu Nguyen to the newly created role of Asia Director to lead the company’s expanding operations in the region.

Based in Malaysia, Nguyen brings more than 15 years’ oil and gas experience to EnerMech and joins the business from Baker Hughes PPS where he held the position of Area Manager for the Far East. Prior to this, he held several high-level technical sales and operations roles at a number of oil and gas service companies across Asia and Australia.

In his new position, he will be responsible for leading EnerMech’s personnel in Asia with a key focus on driving business growth in existing markets while extending the company’s current activities across Brunei, Indonesia, India, the Philippines, and Sakhalin Island.

Daniel McCarthy

EnerMech has also confirmed that Daniel McCarthy has joined the company as its strategic proposals director to help accelerate its planned growth across the business.

McCarthy started his 18-year career in the oil and gas, engineering and construction sector at Kentz, which was later acquired by SNC-Lavalin in 2015. In his most recent role, he was responsible for overseeing the company’s pursuit of large-scale projects in the Americas, as well as leading all its major global construction proposals.

Based in the United Kingdom, McCarthy will focus on large-scale tenders to align EnerMech’s technical expertise across its global locations to deliver proposals across the energy and infrastructure sectors.

Chris Gascoigne has joined Solis Marine Consultants in the newly created role of Head of Marine Engineering Services with a remit to develop the company’s existing global expert consultancy, surveying and marine engineering practice.

An experienced chartered engineer, Gascoigne entered marine consultancy in 2008 having held various other positions at sea, up to chief engineer, and ashore. His surveying and consultancy experience includes investigating machinery failures and damages, bunker disputes, crane incidents, fire and pollution.

Gascoigne will be based out of Solis Marine’s London office.

Scott Laiche was recently appointed to the position of Director of Engineering for US-based dredger manufacturer DSC Dredge.

Laiche first joined the company as a Mechanical Engineer and was subsequently promoted to Engineering Manager in 2016. In his new role, he will be overseeing DSC Dredge’s engineering and automation teams.

North Star Renewables has created a new senior leadership role to oversee the company’s service offshore vessel (SOV) fleet, specifically designed to support the growing requirement for these specialist vessels within the offshore wind industry.

Steve Myers has been appointed as SOV Operations Director and will be based at the firm’s Port of Tyne office. He will play a central role in overseeing all operational aspects of the company’s growing fleet of SOVs and associated SOV daughter craft, across all three of North Star Group’s facilities in Newcastle, Lowestoft and the company’s headquarters in Aberdeen.

Myers has worked in the energy sector for almost two decades, including 10 years in roles focused on renewables. Most recently, he worked at Siemens Gamesa Renewables (SGRE), where he managed the end-to-end logistics for offshore windfarm sites. He was also responsible for the organisation’s fleet management and HSE strategy across its renewables fleet of 40 assets, made up of SOVs, crew transfer vessels, jack-ups and helicopters.

Coretrax, the global well integrity and production optimisation leader, has strengthened its senior leadership team with a number of key appointments.

The company’s newly appointed EARC Regional Manager is Keith Bradford, who joins Coretrax from Varel Energy Solutions where he was most recently Region Director. Prior to this, he held the role of General Manager with Downhole Products.

In his new role, he will be responsible for leading Coretrax’s expansion across Europe, Africa, Russia and the Caspian Sea (EARC) region.

Meanwhile, Murray Forbes has been appointed as Vice President of Sales and Marketing and will be located at Coretrax’s Middle East headquarters in Dubai. He brings more than 25 years’ experience in well operations, technical support and product development.

Forbes held several senior positions at major oilfield service companies and was most recently global sales director at Welltec.

Forbes is supported by Bob Murdoch who has been appointed as Eastern Hemisphere Expandables Operations Manager. He has over 30 years’ experience in technical operations, joining the business from the firm from Halliburton where he was operations manager – liner hangers. He will be responsible for leading Coretrax’s expandable technology range in the Middle East and Asia Pacific.

To support increasing demand for the Coretrax’s technology in the US, the company has also appointed Emile Sevadjian as Vice President of Expandables Engineering. Based in Houston, Sevadjian has more than 26 years’ experience and joins the business from Halliburton where he was Engineering Technology Manager.

Bruno Storms

BMT has appointed Bruno Storms as the new Managing Director of BMT Belgium following the retirement of founder Carlos Maenhout. Storms has been with BMT for almost 20 years.

Catriona Savage

BMT has welcomed Catriona Savage to the role of Technical Assurance Director, responsible for its global technical authority.

Savage re-joins BMT from a role as the Chair in Naval Architecture and an Honorary Professor at University College London. Previously, she was the Technical Director for BMT’s UK defence business.

She is active in the professional community as a trustee of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects, deputy chair of UKNEST and vice chair of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) Naval Engineering Special Interest Group.

She is also an external examiner for undergraduate maritime degree courses at the universities of Newcastle and Strathclyde.

Catriona is a chartered engineer, a fellow of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects and a member of IMarEST, the Institute of Directors and the Royal Corps of Naval Constructors.

Marco Palmu has been appointed Head of Passenger Services at Finnlines, the appointment coming into effect on September 1, 2021. He will join Finnlines Group’s Board of Management and will report to Emanuele Grimaldi, President and CEO.

Palmu joins Finnlines from Tallink Silja, where he has most recently worked as Commercial Director. He has an extensive background from shipping and passenger business.

The president of Boluda Maritime Corporation, Vicente Boluda Fos, has been elected president of the Association of Spanish Ship Owners (ANAVE), replacing Alejandro Aznar, president of Grupo Ibaizabal, who leaves the presidency after six years at the head of the employers’ association of ship owners.

Among the business responsibilities of the new president of ANAVE, he is president of the Spanish National Association of Tugboats (ANARE), president of the Valencian Association of Entrepreneurs (AVE), president of the Valencian Foundation for Advanced Studies and president of the Valencian Shipping Association (ANV).

In addition, Boluda is a full member of the Royal Academy of the Sea and a full member of the Spanish Maritime Cluster.

Meanwhile, Vicente Boluda Ceballos, vice president of Boluda Corporación Marítima and the company’s international towing division Boluda Towage, has been elected president of the Spanish Tugboat Association (Asociación Nacional de Remolcadores de España, ANARE) by the association board.

From November 2013 to the present, Vicente Boluda Ceballos has served as vice president of ANARE, and he takes over as president from Vicente Boluda Fos, CEO of Boluda Corporación Marítima, who stands down from the role after 27 years as head of the tugowners’ association, having been elected president of the Spanish Shipowners’ Association (Asociación de Navieros Españoles, ANAVE).

Highlighted among the new ANAR president’s business roles, he is vice president of the European Tugowners’ Association; a member of the Executive Committee and Plenary Committee of the Official Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Services and Navigation of Valencia, and president of Bodegas Fos.

Mercury Marine has announced multiple job moves and promotions within its global leadership team. These actions are effective immediately.

Will Sangster

Will Sangster is promoted to President, Mercury EMEA. Sangster has been General Manager of ANZP since 2014 and added responsibility for the Asia region in 2019. Sangster will relocate to Mercury’s European headquarters in Petit-Rechain, Belgium.

Marty Bass

Marty Bass, who has been the president of Mercury’s EMEA business for the past five years, will be moving back to the US to take on a future role within the company that will be announced shortly. Bass has been with the company for 15 years in leadership positions of increasing responsibility, including Vice President of Category Management for Mercury Marine in Fond du Lac.

Brad Zoelle

Replacing Sangster in APAC will be Brad Zoelle who has been promoted to General Manager, APAC Region. Zoelle joined Mercury from Brunswick Boat Group as General Manager of Canada in 2020 after spending more than five years with Sea Ray in several leadership positions.

Jonathan Levine

Replacing Zoelle as General Manager, Mercury Canada will be Jonathan Levine. Levine most recently served as Vice President, Strategy and Finance, Business Acceleration, and worked closely with Brunswick leadership across all divisions.

OSM Maritime Group, a Cyprus-based provider of full service solutions to the offshore and maritime industry, has appointed Saraswathi d/o Subramanian as its new Asia Business Development Manager.

Subramanian is an experienced International Business Development and Account Management Professional. She has experience in working with multinationals within the Maritime & Ship Supply Industry for over 13 years and has a keen interest and expertise in Business Development and Sales Management.

Shubhra Misra, Ph.D., P.E., D.CE, D.PE has joined research non-profit Water Institute of the Gulf as a Senior Research Scientist.

Misra received his Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering (Coastal Engineering) from the University of Delaware and comes to the Water Institute from the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) where he worked on large-scale coastal storm risk management projects. Misra served as a Climate Preparedness and Resilience Specialist in the Department of Defense Climate Action Plan’s Climate Action Team and has extensive experience in hydraulic and coastal engineering.

Misra was a member of several USACE nationwide working groups on compound flooding and flood risk, participated in and organised district-wide and nationwide workshops as the Galveston district representative and was awarded the Corps Civilian Service Achievement Medal in 2021 as part of the project delivery team in support of the Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay Coastal Storm Risk Management Project.

The institute has also confirmed the appointment of three new members to the board of directors – Dr. Earthea Nance, Merritt Lane III, and Dr. William J. “Bill” Merrell.

Dr. Earthea Nance, associate professor in the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University, is a certified floodplain manager and a registered professional civil engineer with more than 15 years of experience as an environmental engineer. She has an additional 14 years of experience in academia, where she combines environmental engineering and social sciences, and explores the intersection of environmental hazards, community participation and urban infrastructure.

Previously, Dr. Nance served as an assistant professor of environmental planning and hazard mitigation at the University of New Orleans. She was recently appointed by Harris County Commissioners Court to serve on the Community Flood Resilience Task Force, established to ensure that Harris County develops and implements equitable flood resilience planning and projects that take into account community needs and priorities.

Merritt Lane, who serves as President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board of Canal Barge Company, has been involved in inland waterway management in Louisiana and across the country for decades. Lane has served as Chairman of the American Waterways Operators and the Waterways Council, and currently serves as a board member of the National Waterways Foundation and the US Coast Guard Foundation.

He is also on the board of Pontchartrain Materials Company in New Orleans; and he formerly served on the Board of Directors of Hibernia Homestead Bancorp.

Dr. Merrell is Regents Professor in marine sciences at Texas A&M University at Galveston and holds the George Mitchell Chair in Marine Sciences and is President Emeritus of the Galveston Campus. His nearly four decades of work focuses on large-scale ocean physics, coastal processes, hurricane impacts and more recently, coastal sustainability, disaster mitigation, and recovery.

Svitzer has appointed Mathias Jonasson as Managing Director of the company’s Scandinavia and Germany cluster, with effectivity from September 1, 2021.

Jonasson, who will report to Svitzer Europe’s Managing Director Lise Demant, has an extensive background in the oil and gas sector including a range of experience in operational, commercial and leadership positions. In his new role, he will be responsible for Svitzer’s operations in its key Scandinavian and German regions.

Jonasson joins Svitzer from Inter Terminals, where, for the last six years, he led and developed the Swedish side of the business in the role of Managing Director. As Managing Director, Mathias placed particular focus on the operational and day-to-day of Inter Terminals’ Swedish business.

Prior to this, Jonasson worked for logistics and supply chain storage provider Vopak, also in Sweden. Here, he worked his way up from Terminal Manager to Commercial Manager and Deputy Managing Director as part of the company’s EMEA commercial network.


The UK Chamber of Shipping has appointed Sarah Treseder as its next Chief Executive, replacing Bob Sanguinetti.

Treseder, who is currently Chief Executive of the Royal Yachting Association (RYA), is due to take up her position in October 2021.

Treseder graduated from Oxford University with a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics in 1991. She held a range of positions at Diageo and became Chief Executive of the Royal Yachting Association in 2010. She became a member of the British Olympic Association Board of Directors in 2011 has been a Younger Brother of Trinity House since 2012.

Specialised investment and advisory services company Zuyderzee Capital has formed a new joint venture business unit with two individuals.

Zuyderzee Shipping and Intermodal Investment Management will be headed by recently appointed managing directors Edwin Jager and Roland Rutgers van Rozenburg. The new business unit will be focused on managing transportation assets, including shipping and intermodal investments for third party investors.

Before joining Zuyderzee in June 2021, Jager has been employed since 2012 with the investment management division of DVB Bank, where he was a Managing Director, responsible for a portfolio of investments in the shipping, offshore, intermodal, and rail industries. In 2000, he joined the shipping team of NIBC, where he became a Managing Director and Global Head Shipping and Intermodal in 2010. Throughout his career, he has been based in Asia and Europe.

Van Rozenburg has joined Zuyderzee after having spent more than 20 years in the transportation industry. In addition to DVB Bank, where he was responsible for the company’s intermodal and rail investment fund activities, he worked for Touax, an international leasing company, and prior to that at the Principal Finance group of Fortis Bank, with specific focus on intermodal equipment. He started his career at Ernst and Young as international tax manager, working inter alia in San Francisco, New York, and continental Europe.

International not-for-profit organisation Global Maritime Forum has appointed Johannah Christensen as Chief Executive Officer and the expansion of its executive management team, following a regular board meeting.

Head of Research, Kasper Søgaard, has meanwhile been appointed Managing Director, Head of Institutional Strategy and Development.

The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, the professional body for the commercial shipping industry worldwide, has formally appointed Robert Hill FICS as its new Institute Director.

After Hill had served as the Interim Director for the past nine months, the permanent role was offered to him by the Remuneration Committee, following agreement by the Executive Council.

Hill joined the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers as Head of Membership in February 2015 after nearly 30 years in the shipping industry in England, Germany, Australia, as well as his home country of New Zealand. He has mainly been involved in liner shipping and port agency, including senior management positions for ship agency companies in New Zealand and a liner trade management role in Sydney, Australia. He has held the interim Director position since September.

Hill has been a Member of the Institute since 1996, branch secretary of the Australia and New Zealand branch for six years and held the position of Chairman of the International Membership Committee 2013-15. Robert was made a Fellow of the Institute in 2012 and holds an MBA in Maritime Management from the Australian Maritime College at the University of Tasmania.

GasLog Partners‘ board of directors has appointed Paolo Enoizi, currently Chief Operating Officer of the Partnership’s General Partner, GasLog, and GasLog Partners, as Chief Executive Officer of the Partnership, effective August 1, 2021.

Enoizi will continue to serve as COO of GasLog and GasLog Partners following his appointment as CEO of GasLog Partners, replacing Paul Wogan who stepped down from his position as the Partnership’s CEO on July 31, 2021; however, he will remain CEO of GasLog.

Al Masaood Group, a UAE-based conglomerate and a highly diversified family business in Abu Dhabi, has officially announced the appointment of Hani Tannir as the new Head of Commercial for Power, Construction and Marine divisions. In his current role, Tannir is tasked to spearhead key business development activities and generate new revenue streams, mainly for the group’s power, construction, marine, and logistics operations.

Tannir first joined Al Masaood in 1994. He fulfilled different managerial and commercial roles in the company from 1994 to 2013. He then moved on to play multiple manufacturing roles in various companies in Dubai, Qatar and Jordan and re-joined Al Masaood in 2020.

Tannir boasts over 32 years of experience in leading the sales, commercial and operations teams of companies in the automotive, manufacturing, safety equipment, tyre and trucking industries. He also has extensive experience and business contacts across the UAE and Middle Eastern, North and Sub-Saharan African countries.

Damià Calvet has today taken office as President of the Port of Barcelona, replacing Mercè Conesa, who has been President of the entity for the last three years, since July 2018

As an elected member for Junts per Catalunya in the 14th Legislature of the Parliament of Catalonia, Calvet was Regional Minister for Territory and Sustainability of the Generalitat de Catalunya and during the 12th Legislature at the department responsible for environmental policies, land use planning and town planning, housing, infrastructure, mobility and logistics.

He had previously held various posts in the Government of the Generalitat de Catalunya, the most important being those of director of the Catalan Land Institute (INCASÒL) and president of CIMALSA (2013-2018), both of which are public companies responsible for adapting land to economic and residential activity and public housing; Secretary of Territory and Mobility (2011-2012); General Manager of Architecture and Housing (2001-2004) and Head of Cabinet to the Regional Minister of Territorial Policy and Public Works (1997-2001).

He has been elected a councillor at the municipal level on two occasions, acting as deputy mayor of Urban planning, Economy and Finance of the City of Sant Cugat del Vallès (2015-2018) and a councillor of the City of Vilanova i la Geltrú (1999-2003).

Calvet has a degree in Building Sciences and Technologies from Ramon Llull University and a diploma in Technical Architecture from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has appointed Vijay Arora as Managing Director with effect from July 1, 2021. This appointment follows the superannuation of Suresh Sinha on June 30, 2021.

A qualified Marine Engineer with a professional experience of more than three decades, Arora has a long tenure at IRClass, during which he worked in various survey stations in India and abroad and has handled multiple responsibilities.

Some of his key contributions in international forums include member of the IACS Statutory Panel, Chairman of the IACS Safety Panel and held the Chair of IACS GPG from July 2019 to June 2020.

Classification society DNV has created the new position of Global Director of Special Projects and Services. From July 1 of this year, Ali Shehab Ahmad will join the Maritime team in Dubai to strengthen DNV’s local presence in the region.

Shehab was the acting CEO of Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC), the maritime transportation arm of the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC). In his role as acting CEO, he oversaw KOTC’s fleet operations, newbuilding projects, Marine Agency branch and the LPG Filling branch that supplies LPG to the whole of Kuwait. He also served as the Chairman of KOTC’s Risk Operating Committee, which oversees the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) implementation programme across the company and was a distinguished Chairman and Board Member in KOTC’s subsidiary shipping companies.

Shehab is a graduate of South Tyneside College (Marine College) in the UK. As a KOTC Sea Cadet, he spent considerable time on board KOTC vessels. His experience at sea saw him lead the Fleet Personnel Group before taking over the critical newbuilding projects. He is also Honourable Chairman of the DNV Middle East Technical Committee.

Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) has appointed Hiroki Sakaya as its first Chief Country Representative to the Netherlands. His duties will include analysing social and economic situations in the EU area and enhancing MOL’s information-gathering capabilities with the aim of expanding businesses in the region.

Sakaya will take over this new responsibility while continuing to serve as Managing Director of MOL Logistics Holding.

George Anderson

George Anderson has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Lerwick Port Authority in the UK while John Henderson has been reappointed as Deputy Chairman. These appointments are made annually.

Anderson takes over as Chairman from Ronnie Gair, who retired as a Board Member of the Authority after serving for 19 years.

Earlier this month, three Board Members were appointed to the Board following an appointments process, namely existing members John Henderson, Steven Hutton and a new member Ella Hunt, with all to serve a three-year term to July 2024.

Polish container terminal operator DCT Gdańsk  has appointed Charles Baker as its new CEO. He assumed his
responsibilities with effect from July 9, 2021.

Baker takes over from Cameron Thorpe who has left to assume a new role with PSA International in Belgium.

Baker started his career at Canada Maritime Agencies, which belonged to CP Ships in Canada. In the following years, he took on management roles in various leading shipping and port companies in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands holding operational, supervisory, as well as marketing, commercial and sales positions. He was serving as VP PSA Americas before taking on this new appointment.

Mark Warner has been appointed as the new Head of Marketing for Lloyd’s Register’s (LR) Maritime Performance Services (MPS) business, which brings together LR’s professional services, fleet management, fleet optimisation and its Maritime Training Academy.

Reporting to Chief Marketing Officer Philippa Charlton, Warner will drive the marketing strategy for the MPS business, advising clients across the maritime industry.

Joining LR from satellite company Inmarsat, Warner has spent the last five years as Senior Director of Marketing and Public Relations. Over the last 20 years, he has amassed a wealth of experience in the maritime industry working for companies such as ShipServ and Informa. He also holds an MSc in International Logistics and a BSc in Maritime Business and Law. While at the University of Plymouth, he served five years in the Royal Naval Reserve.

As part of efforts to expand its global reach and enhance its regional service offering, Wallem Group has appointed Leonard Tui as Managing Director, Ship Agency for Indochina.

Tui joins Wallem from Höegh Autoliners, bringing with him 17 years’ experience in maritime operations and logistics management. In his previous role as Head of Operations at Höegh’s Tokyo office, Tui oversaw the East Asian, Southeast Asian and Oceanian markets, serving 15 countries, 141 third-party logistics suppliers, 32 agencies and 43 regular ports.

Having previously worked at United Airlines, Tui also possesses experience in logistics operations for the aviation industry. Since 2015, he has been a member of the board of directors at the International Propeller Club of Japan.

The board of Frontline has appointed Lars H. Barstad as the Chief Executive Officer of Frontline Management with effect from September 1, 2021.

Barstad currently serves as the Interim Chief Executive Officer of Frontline Management. Prior to that he held the role as Frontline’s Commercial Director and has previously worked as a trader with Noble Groupand Glencore in London, as well as serving as Director of Imarex in Singapore.


Aker BioMarine has added two new personnel to its Human Nutrition team. Katina Handeland, PhD., and Yunpeng Ding, PhD. have both joined Aker BioMarine as Directors for Research and Development (R&D). They will be responsible for research within the company’s human health and nutrition department.

Katina Handeland

Handeland will be working to both design and follow-up the pre-clinical and clinical trials for the human health portfolio, studying the biological effects of krill and its benefits.

Handeland holds a Ph.D. in Nutrition from the University of Bergen. She has extensive experience with innovation projects for medical nutrition, and she currently serves as the President of the Board for the Norwegian Nutrition Society.

Yunpeng Ding

Ding holds a Ph.D. in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the University of Bergen. He has previously worked with drug development and early phase clinical trials, and he has most recently served as a senior statistician for a medical research company in Norway.

Ding said his focus will be on Superba Krill oil and its potential for sports performance, metabolic syndrome, as well as cardiovascular and cognitive health.

Handeland and Ding are based at the company headquarters in Lysaker, Norway.

The Scottish Seafood Association (SSA) has elected MacNeil Shellfish co-founder and director Amber Knight as its newest chairperson at its recently concluded annual general meeting.

Andrew Brown, Director for Sustainability and Public Affairs at Macduff Shellfish, has meanwhile been elected to serve as vice chairperson of the SSA.

Both Knight and Brown will work with SSA chief executive Jimmy Buchan in serving association members and lobbying for its interests at the UK and Scottish government level.

The Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland has named Paul Brett as its new associate vice-president (research and strategic partnerships).

Brett will report directly to the vice-president, Memorial University (Marine Institute) and will be a part of the institute’s senior management team responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive research strategy for the institute. He has an extensive and distinguished career as an educator, administrator, student mentor and GIS/remote sensing specialist since joining Memorial in 1994. He joined the Marine institute in 2002 as an instructor.

He also leads the institute’s SmartBay Ocean Observation initiative, in co-operation with Oceans Networks Canada, and SmartBay Holyrood, the institute’s ocean technology testing and development environment, currently under development at the Holyrood Marine Base.

He has global industry experience as a member of Oceans Advance and Ocean Learning Partnership boards and as a founding member and past chair of the Canadian Ocean Mapping Research and Education Network. He is also a member of the National Council of Deans of Apprenticeship, Trades and Technology.

Brett holds several degrees from Memorial, including a bachelor of science (physics), a bachelor of science (honours, geography), a bachelor of education (post-secondary), and a master of science (geography). He is currently completing a doctorate of education (educational leadership) at Western University. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society.

Marine environmental science non-profit C4IR Ocean has named Kimberly Mathisen as its new CEO.

Coming from the position as General Manager in Microsoft Norway, Mathisen will also contribute to Aker’s active ownership in key developing areas such as industrial software and marine biotechnology.

The appointment will take effect no later than January 1, 2022.


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