Cargotec appoints Tom Svennevig Vice President for MacGregor advanced load-handling business
CARGOTEC CORPORATION, TRADE PRESS RELEASE 22 NOVEMBER 2011 AT 11.30 A.M. (EET)
Cargotec has appointed Tom Svennevig as Vice President responsible for the company's advanced load-handling business line as of 24 October 2011. Mr Svennevig is experienced in the offshore business, and he joins Cargotec from Aker Pusnes in Norway where he was Vice President, Deck Machinery. Mr Svennevig is based in Kristiansand, Norway, where he also assumes the role of Managing Director of Cargotec Norway AS.
"We have a professional and experienced team in our competence centre for advanced load-handling solutions in Kristiansand offering their services for our customers globally," says Olli Isotalo, Executive Vice President, Marine. "Appointing Tom Svennevig further strengthens our organisation in Norway".
Earlier this year, Ilpo Heikkilä was appointed Vice President for the winch business line. He is based in Singapore.
Cargotec offers MacGregor load-handling solutions to the offshore industry. The range includes marine, offshore and subsea cranes with active heave-compensation, fibre rope handling systems for ultra deepwater load handling, launch and recovery systems for ROVs/Ts, module handling systems, sophisticated rescue and deck-handling equipment, and advanced winches for anchor handling and towing and mooring operations.
For further information please contact,
Olli Isotalo, Executive Vice President, Marine, tel +358 20777 4110
Heli Malkavaara, Communications Director, Marine, tel +358 2 4121 252
Picture: Tom Svennevig
Notes to editors
Cargotec improves the efficiency of cargo flows on land and at sea - wherever cargo is on the move. Cargotec's daughter brands, Hiab, Kalmar and MacGregor are recognised leaders in cargo and load handling solutions around the world. Cargotec's global network is positioned close to customers and offers extensive services that ensure the continuous, reliable and sustainable performance of equipment. Cargotec's sales totalled EUR 2.6 billion in 2010 and it employs approximately 11,000 people. Cargotec's class B shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki under symbol CGCBV. www.cargotec.com
MacGregor is the global market-leading brand in marine cargo handling and offshore load-handling solutions. Customer-driven MacGregor engineering and service solutions for the maritime transportation industry and the offshore load-handling and naval logistics markets are used on board merchant ships, offshore support vessels, and inports and terminals. www.macgregor-group.com