Press release: Haugesund, 3 March 2016, 13:00, local time
Johan Rokstad will take the role as Chief Executive Officer for Edda Accommodation from 3rd March 2016.
Rokstad, who currently holds the CEO position in Østensjø Rederi, will now concentrate on the accommodation segment. “I have had eighteen exciting years in Østensjø Rederi as CEO. Knowing that I am leaving the company in qualified hands, I now feel privileged being able to concentrate on the exciting accommodation segment. I see great potential and opportunities for monohull accommodation units in the market. With my motivated team of qualified people, we will explore every one of them”, says Johan Rokstad.
“I am happy to inform that Johan Rokstad will continue his work with us. He has been a positive contributor for many years, and has helped build this company to what it is today. His enthusiasm and drive for the accommodation segment is to our benefit. And we are looking forward to our further collaboration”, says Johannes Østensjø.
Johan started his career in Østensjø Rederi as a Master back in the 1970s. Following a workperiod with Consafe, where he was managing director of Consafe Offshore UK, he returned to Østensjø Rederi in 1986. He has assumed several roles within the company since then, becoming Chief Executive Officer in 1998. Johan has also served on the board of several companies and organisations, including DeepOcean, DeepWell and HSD.