August 27 - Effective September 1, Benedicte Gude becomes group vice president for corporate communication in Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding.

Gude, a political science graduate from the University of Oslo, started her career in Wilh. Wilhelmsen in 2005 as communication advisor, having previously worked for the newsprint producer Norske Skog. She also worked in the Norwegian Armed Forces.

She will succeed Bjørge Grimholt, who will join Wilhelmsen Maritime Services as senior vice president corporate development.

Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA is a global maritime industry group focusing on shipping and integrated logistics services for cars and rolling cargo through its shareholding in Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA. The group also occupies a leading position in the global maritime service industry through Wilhelmsen Maritime Services AS, delivering products and services to some 200 shipyards and 22,000 vessels annually.