Change at the top for OSM

There is change at the top of ship manager OSM Maritime with founder Bjorn Tore Larsen taking a step back.

Taking over the position of chairman of OSM Maritime is Tommy Olofson, based in Norway, while Bjorn Sprotte will become ceo of OSM Maritime, continuing to be based in Singapore.

Olofson will be responsible for the strategic development and business relations of the group while Sprotte will be overall in charge of day-to-day operations of the company.

Founder and majority shareholder Larsen will no longer be operationally in charge of OSM but will continue as chairman and ceo of maritime services company Optimum Maritime Holding, and as chairman of company OSM Aviation.

Posted 7 October 2019

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Editor, Seatrade Maritime News Marcus Hand is the editor of Seatrade Maritime News and a dedicated maritime journalist with nearly two decades of experience covering the shipping industry in Asia. In addition to running Seatrade's maritime and offshore news website based from Singapore he is the Asia Editor of Seatrade Maritime Review. Marcus is also an experienced industry commentator and has chaired many conferences and round tables. Prior to joining Seatrade at the beginning of 2010 Marcus worked for shipping industry journal Lloyd's List for a decade and previous to that the Singapore Business Times covering shipping and aviation.

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