Harald Fotland takes over at Odfjell: "Goals are set, but there may be some adjustments"

To replace Kristian Mørch, the Odfjell family has chosen a new chief executive who truly knows the chemical tanker carrier from within and aims to ensure continuity. ShippingWatch has interviewed Harald Fotland regarding his plans and priorities for the Norwegian carrier.

Harald Fotland is new CEO of Norwegian company Odfjell. He takes over from his long-time colleague Kristian Mørch. | Photo: Gunnar Eide/Odfjell

Harald Fotland seemed like the obvious choice when the owning family behind chemical tanker operator Odfjell together with the remaining board were to choose the next chief executive.

For a long time, Fotland has worked together with his predecessor, Kristian Mørch, and knows every corner of the organization after 12 years with the Norwegian carrier.

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