Wallenius Wilhelmsen appoints Per-Hermod Rasmussen as interim CFO

Oslo, 3 April 2020 - Rebekka Herlofsen, CFO at Wallenius Wilhelmsen, will as previously announced be succeeded by Torbjørn Wist as new Chief Financial Officer, starting October 1, 2020. In the period between Herlofsen leaving and Wist joining the company, Per-Hermod Rasmussen will step in as interim CFO.

Rasmussen will start working alongside Herlofsen as of April 6 and take up the interim CFO position as of May 11. Rasmussen is since 2012 CFO at Wilhelmsen Ships Service and will be on secondment to Wallenius Wilhelmsen for this assignment. His working career includes working as CFO at Eitzen Chemical ASA and SVP Finance at Ocean Rig ASA. He also has extensive experience in the financial sector with positions at ABG Sundal Collier, DNB Markets and DNB Shipping & Offshore.

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 walleniuswilhelmsen.com

For further information, please contact: Astrid Martinsen, Head of Group Treasury & IR Tel +47 958 45 255 email: astrid.martinsen@walleniuswilhelmsen.com

Anna Larsson, Head of Corporate Communication Tel: +47 484 06 919 email: anna.larsson@walleniuswilhelmsen.com

Source: NewsWeb