BW Maritime

BW Group appoints new CFO


(Singapore, 4 October 2016)

BW is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr Jakob Bergholdt as Group CFO. 

Mr Bergholdt has spent over 16 years in Asia, and has held key finance positions in well-respected shipping conglomerates. Mr Bergholdt holds a Bachelor’s degree from Copenhagen Business School, a diploma-degree (HD-R) in Finance and Accounting from Copenhagen Business School, and an MBA (Hons) from University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

BW Group CEO Carsten Mortensen says: "Jakob is an outstanding leader in the maritime sector with a deep understanding of shipping finance.  He is an excellent addition to the BW Group leadership team, and we will count on him to help chart BW’s next phase of growth. We warmly welcome Jakob to the team". 

Mr Bergholdt says “I am delighted to be appointed as Group CFO of a well-respected company. I look forward to working in a company that I admire, especially since I will be based in a country I call home.” 

Mr Bergholdt will assume his role on 2 January 2017.

For further information, please contact:

Lisa Lim
Senior Manager, Communications and Brand
Tel: +65 9654 9405
Email: lisa.lim@bwmaritime.com

About BW Group

BW Group is a leading global maritime group involved in oil and gas transportation, floating gas infrastructure, environmental technologies and deepwater production. Through its predecessor companies, Bergesen and World-Wide Shipping, BW has been delivering energy and other vital commodities for more than 80 years.  BW's fleet of over 160 vessels includes crude oil supertankers, refined oil tankers, LNG and LPG carriers, floating storage and regasification (FSRU) units, chemical tankers, bulk carriers and floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) units.

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