New Executive Team in Klaveness Dry Bulk


New Executive Team in Klaveness Dry Bulk

Effective February 1st, 2019, the Executive team in Klaveness Dry Bulk will consist of:

  • Lasse Kristoffersen, Head of Klaveness Dry Bulk (temporary)

  • Michael Jørgensen, Head of Panamax

  • Hauke Wahn, Head of Supramax

  • Peter Bekkestad, Head of Financial Trading and Bunker

  • Punit Oza, Head of Processes, Systems & Competences

  • In addition, a Head of Analytics, Research and Innovation will be recruited

The overall strategy for Klaveness Dry Bulk is to become the Leading Digital Operator and Trader in our industry. Working from offices in Singapore and Oslo the Dry Bulk Executive Team will focus on:

  • Empowering customers through digital solutions

  • Taking better decisions through data and analytics

  • Efficiency and scalability through Standardization, Digitization, Automation, and Robotization

  • Delivering consistent base margins on physical business

  • Delivering consistent position margins through utilizing market intelligence on future market developments

“I am very happy to have a team of young but still experienced leaders who really believe that Klaveness can use data, analytics and digital technology to create new value for our customers” says Lasse Kristoffersen, CEO of Torvald Klaveness and currently Head of Klaveness Dry Bulk. He continues: “Technology also allow us to revise our business models, processes, systems and not least how we make decisions. To become a true, digital operator, we need to challenge everything we do. With the new roles in the executive team, we can both optimize the present and build for the future”.

About Klaveness Dry Bulk:

Klaveness has been a leading operator in the dry bulk industry since the 1950s, finding new and innovative solutions to cater for seaborne transport needs across the globe. Klaveness Chartering AS is involved in all aspects of dry bulk shipping from spot chartering to long-term COA and period deals for vessel sizes ranging from 45,000 DWT to 98,000 DWT. The two pools, Bulkhandling AS for Supramax/Ultramax vessels and Baumarine AS for Panamax/Kamsarmax/Post-Panamax vessels, have been one of the largest in dry bulk for more than 50 years.

For more information please contact:
Lasse Kristoffersen, CEO Torvald Klaveness and Head of Klaveness Dry Bulk
Telephone +47 2252 6238

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