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Executive Management

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Harald Fotland, CEO

Harald Fotland (1964) was appointed as CEO in May 2022. He came from the position of Odfjell’s Chief Operating Officer (COO), a position he had held since the role was established in January 2018. He joined Odfjell in 2010 as Chief of Staff, and was appointed Senior Vice President of Odfjell Tankers in 2015. Since January 2017, he has also held the position of intermediate Senior Vice President of Odfjell’s Ship Management. Before joining Odfjell, Fotland was Vice President for Gard AS, and held various positions within the Royal Norwegian Navy.

He has extensive board experience, and is currently a member of the board of the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association and the Norwegian Shipowners’ Mutual War Risks Insurance Association. He is also vice-chair of the Bergen Shipowners’ Association.

Norwegian citizen. Owns 27,555 A-shares, 4,000 B-shares, no options.