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Live From Nor-Shipping 2019

Carsten Mortensen new chairman of StormGeo

Former BW Group and Norden chief Carsten Mortensen is taking up the role of non-executive chairman at weather routing company StormGeo.

Mortensen assumes the role of non-executive chairman at StormGeo with immediate effect taking over from outgoing chairman Jonas Persson.

He brings with him top executive level experience at BW, Norden and AP Moller – Maersk, as well as being a strong advocate of digitalisation and sustainable business practises in shipping.

Mortensen said, “StormGeo is an exciting company that operates at the forefront of global megatrends, such as climate change, digitalisation and increasing regulations.”

He stood down as ceo of Singapore-headquartered shipowner BW in September last year.

Read more: BW Group ceo Carsten Mortensen quits

Rikke Kjær Nielsen, partner at EQT Partners commented: “In addition to direct experience with some of the company’s largest customers, he has an excellent track record of growing Nordic companies into global champions via a relentless focus on speed and execution, innovative business models and developing people.”

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