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September 14, 2018

GC Rieber Shipping CEO Christian Wilhelm Berg Resigns

Image: GC Rieber Shipping

Image: GC Rieber Shipping

Norwegian shipping company GC Rieber Shipping said that Christian Wilhelm Berg resigned the position as CEO with effect from 14 September 2018 in order to pursue other opportunities through his wholly owned company, Bech Offshore.

Bech Offshore was set up in 2017 with the concept to initiate investment opportunities related to distressed assets within the Offshore Support Segment. Further, the company offered third party owners Commercial Management, Consultancy Services and in-depth market know-how.

The activities of Bech Offshore was acquired by and integrated into GC Rieber Shipping when Christian Wilhelm Berg commenced as CEO, but will now be sold back to Bech Offshore.

The Board of GC Rieber Shipping will initiate a process to recruit a new permanent CEO. Meanwhile, CFO Einar Ytredal will serve the role as acting CEO, said a press release.

It said that the Board of GC Rieber Shipping would like to thank Christian Wilhelm Berg for his contributions as CEO of GC Rieber Shipping during a difficult time in the industry.

GC Rieber Shipping