EMGS appoints interim CEO

Offshore seismic specialist Electromagnetic Geoservices (EMGS) has appointed Bjørn Petter Lindhom as interim CEO commencing December 1.

Lindhom replaced Christiaan Vermeijden, who resigned late September for personal reasons. Vermeijden had held the CEO position since February 2016 and will leave the company at the end of the year.

Lindhom has been with EMGS since 2003 and has held a number of technical and commercial positions within the company.

Eystein Eriksrud, chairman of EMGS, commented: “Bjørn Petter Lindhom has extensive experience working within EMGS and the geophysical industry, and with our customers, suppliers and other stakeholders. We are very pleased to have been able to identify and appoint such a strong individual from within the Company, and the Board of Directors looks forward to working together with Mr Lindhom going forward.”

Grant Rowles

Grant spent nine years at Informa Group based in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore. He gained strong management experience in publishing, conferences and awards schemes in the shipping and legal areas, working on a number of titles including Lloyd's List. In 2009 Grant joined Seatrade responsible for the commercial development of Seatrade’s Asia products. In 2012, with Sam Chambers, he co-founded Asia Shipping Media.
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