Bjørn Gundersen has decided to leave the position as Executive Vice President (EVP) for Concrete Solutions at Norway’s Kvaerner. Arnt Knudsen, who comes from the position as leader for Technology & Business Development in Concrete Solutions, will take over as new EVP for the business area.
Since the 1980s, Bjørn Gundersen has held a range of key positions within the business for concrete substructures for offshore oil and gas platforms. He has been EVP for the business area since 2011.
Arnt Knudsen has worked with the concrete business since 1985. He has over the last 20 years held a range of management positions, including, Technical Manager for the Troll A GBS project, President of Aker Marine Contractors, Project Director for Adriatic LNG and Marine Project Manager for the Sakhalin 1 development.
He also has extensive experience from working on other parts of the Aker/Kvaerner group of companies, including postings in London, Houston and Rio de Janeiro. Knudsen will take over as EVP for the Concrete Solutions business from December 1, 2014.