Anders Almestad, President Offshore at Rolls-Royce Marine, has issue the following statement regarding the company’s recent acquisition of ODIM ASA.
“I am pleased to inform you that on 19 April, Rolls-Royce completed the acquisition process to become the owner of ODIM ASA. Over the coming weeks and months, our two organisations will be integrated. Our priority is to ensure that the transition period is as seamless as possible for our customers and will continue to provide the best possible service to you.”
“Our combined organisation, built on technology and innovation, will be unrivalled in its ability to provide our customers with an even broader range of world-class capabilities, expertise and service. The ODIM ASA Offshore business will now be organised in a new segment within the Rolls-Royce Offshore organisation, called Deck Machinery Seismic & Subsea.”
“This new segment will be headed by Håvard Haanes, SVP Deck Machinery Seismic & Subsea, Offshore. Arild Hatløy is appointed SVP Finance & Strategic Planning, Rolls-Royce Offshore. Per Ingeberg is appointed VP Subsea & Business Development, Rolls-Royce Offshore.”
“For other parts of the former ODIM ASA business, the organisational structure is still being discussed. There will be no change in the way we communicate with our customers as a consequence of this acquisition, and if nothing else is communicated, your point of contact with our joint company remains the same.”
Rollsroyce, May 2, 2010;