GC Rieber Shipping makes three appointments to management team

GC Rieber Shipping’s new CEO Einar Ytredal. Source: GC Rieber. Photographer: Øystein Klakegg

Norwegian shipping company GC Rieber Shipping has made three appointments to its management team, including the CEO, CFO, and CCO. 

GC Rieber said on Monday it had appointed acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Einar Ytredal to CEO on a permanent basis. Øystein Kvåle was at the same time named new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Christoffer Knudsen was promoted to Chief Commercial Officer (CCO).

Einar Ytredal was appointed acting CEO in mid-September 2018, following the resignation of Christian Wilhelm Berg. Ytredal has been with the company since 2007, first as Vice President Finance and then as CFO since September 2011. Before joining GC Rieber Shipping, Ytredal worked at Deloitte.

Øystein Kvåle has been with GC Rieber AS since 2014 and served as acting CFO of GC Rieber Shipping in 2016 and 2017. Kvåle worked for The Boston Consulting Group before joining GC Rieber.

Christoffer Knudsen comes from the position as Director of Chartering and Projects at GC Rieber Shipping and has been with the company since 2013. Prior to that he has experience from various positions within the Wilh. Wilhelmsen Group.

“We are very pleased to strengthen our management team with highly competent and experienced people who have extensive knowledge of GC Rieber Shipping’s business”, said Paul Chr. Rieber, Chairman of GC Rieber Shipping.

“They will play an important part in developing our company in line with our long-term strategic ambitions.”

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