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Eikeland extends time at the top of Bergen Group

Hans Petter Eikeland has had his contract renewed as ceo of Bergen Group for another 12 months.
Eikeland was engaged as CEO of Bergen Group in August 2015 for a period of one year. He was to manage the company through a difficult restructuring phase.

“The board is very pleased with the turnaround process that Hans Petter Eikeland has led over the past year. We are therefore pleased that he has agreed to extend the commitment for another year until the next summer”, said chairman Tor Lars Onarheim.

“Bergen Group has been through a tough and challenging, but essential restructuring process this last year. At the same time, we have managed to ensure that the Group now has a competitive expertise and capacity in continuing operations. Our proven capability to deliver and at the same increase our company backlog is impressive. For this, every employees of the company deserves credit. Now I do look forward to continue with different processes that ensure continued profitability and an existing long-term growth for the company,” Eikeland said.

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Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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