Torbjørn Wist joins Wallenius Wilhelmsen as new Chief Financial Officer

Oslo, 30 March 2020 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen is happy to welcome Mr Torbjørn Wist as new Chief Financial Officer, starting as of October 1, 2020.

"We are very pleased to have Torbjørn join us. He has a strong financial and investment banking background, coupled with very relevant experience from asset-heavy services industry. I believe Torbjørn's broad international experience, the cultural understanding that brings, and his drive to lead change will bring great value to our management team and the group as a whole," says Craig Jasienski, President & CEO of Wallenius Wilhelmsen. Wist joins the company from SAS, where he today serves as CFO. He has a successful record in finance, coming to SAS from the position as Group Treasurer at Telenor ASA and multiple financial leadership positions at Greenhill, Merrill Lynch and Salomon Brothers.

"I am delighted to join Wallenius Wilhelmsen with Craig Jasienski at the helm. This is an exciting position in a market leading company and I very much look forward to driving future results together with the global team," says the newly appointed CFO Torbjørn Wist.

"Our recruiting process began well before the coronavirus made its entrance and created the demanding business environment we now all face. In the light of the challenges faced by the airline industry, we respect Torbjørn's full and total dedication to his current employer until he is able to join us," says Craig Jasienski.

In the interim, current CFO Rebekka Glasser Herlofsen continues in her role as already communicated, her final departure date to be advised in due course.

About Wallenius Wilhelmsen The Wallenius Wilhelmsen group (OEX: WALWIL) is a market leader in RoRo shipping and vehicle logistics, transporting cars, trucks, rolling equipment and breakbulk around the world. The company operates around 125 vessels servicing 15 trade routes to six continents, and a global inland distribution network, 120 processing centres, and 11 marine terminals. The Wallenius Wilhelmsen group consist of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Solutions, EUKOR and ARC. The group is headquartered in Oslo, Norway with 9 400 employees in 29 countries worldwide. Read more at

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