Carsten Mortensen joins BW offshore's board

The BW Group's offshore company gets a new board of directors. Former Norden CEO Carsten Mortensen - who will take over as new CEO of BW Group on April 1st - is among the new board members.

BW Offshore is the world's second-largest offshore rig supplier, and the company has now elected a new board of directors.

BW Group's founder, Dr. Helmut Sohmen, has resigned as Chairman of the board of directors, and his son, Andreas Sohmen-Pao, has been elected new Chairman instead, according to a statement from the company, which is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. Meanwhile, Carsten Mortensen has joined the board of directors. He will start his new job as Group CEO of BW Group on April 1., though he will join the board of BW Offshore on January 1.

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