Karlsen Takes Up Chief Financial Officer Role With Norwegian

Geir Karlsen has been appointed Chief Financial Officer with Norwegian.

Karlsen joins Norwegian following his former role as group Chief Financial Officer at the London-based shipping company Navig8 Group. Mr. Karlsen has over the last 12 years held various chief financial officer positions with international companies such as Golden Ocean Group and Songa Offshore.

Norwegian’s acting CFO, Tore Østby, continues in the management of the company in a new position as Executive Vice President Strategic Development. Mr. Østby has acted as chief financial officer since July 2017, and has 15 years of experience from the financial sector as senior analyst and analyst manager. In addition, he has seven years of experience from the Orkla Group.