Ivar Myklebust has resigned as ceo at Norway-headquartered Höegh Autoliners, with Thor Jørgen Gutormsen appointed to take over the position.
Gutormsen served as ceo at Leif Höegh & Co between 1992 and 2008. He has been a non-executive director of Höegh Autoliners since 2014.
Höegh Autoliners’ chief financial officer, Ingrid-Due Gundersen, has also left the company. Andreas Enger, chairman of Posten Norge, has been appointed as the role.
Leif Høegh, chairman, and Jan Kjaervik, deputy chairman, said in a joint statement: “We are very pleased that Thor Jørgen Guttormsen will lead Höegh Autoliners with the rest of the senior management team. Thor Jørgen knows the company well and the board and shareholders have confidence in his ability to develop the company further. We thank Ivar Myklebust for his service to the company.”