GC Rieber Shipping CEO resigns to lead his own business

Norwegian shipping company GC Rieber Shipping will be looking for a new chief executive officer as the current one is leaving, effective today. 

Christian Wilhelm Berg resigns the position as CEO of GC Rieber Shipping with effect from September 14, 2018 in order to pursue other opportunities through his wholly owned company, Bech Offshore, GC Rieber said in a statement on Friday.

As detailed by GC Rieber, 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.

Bech Offshore was acquired by and integrated into GC Rieber Shipping when Christian Wilhelm Berg started 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, chief financial officer (CFO) Einar Ytredal will serve the role as acting CEO.

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