Wilhelmsen Ships Service has appointed Siri Jacobsen as Vice President International Customer Services and Thomas Smordalen as Vice President International Sales to the Central Management Team (CMT)
The new vice presidents will have two roles. Each will be responsible for their own fields of operations - International Customer Services and International Sales - but they will also have a critical role in the CMT.
Jacobsen started her career in shipping with the company in 1995. Since that time she has been employed in a number of key positions within Sales and Marketing, before moving into International Sales in 2008.
Smordalen has a background in sales management. He started in 1993 as a sales trainee and rose to the position of Sales Director, Europe. Smordalen will take on his new position on 1 January 2010. Jacobsen’s appointment took effect on 1 December 2009.