Harald Fotland has been named the new head of Odfjell Tankers, moving up from his previous position of senior vice-president/chief of staff.
Fotland has spent the past 18 months heading up Odfjell’s cost-cutting and efficiency programme.
He replaces Morten Nystad, who stepped down in July after a 35-year career with the company.
Odfjell Tankers has also appointed Arild Viste as its global head of tanker trading. Viste was previously the company’s vice-president for commercial development.