After 17 years with Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN A/S, with almost 10 years as CEO, Carsten Mortensen says he has decided to resign his position as CEO of NORDEN and seek new challenges as Group CEO of the maritime BW Group.
The Board of Directors is in the process of finding a successor. Carsten Mortensen will be available to NORDEN for a [undefined] period.
Mortensen has been head of NORDEN in a period when the firm has developed into one of the largest dry cargo and product tanker companies in the world. It is with regret, the Board says, that it has received Carsten Mortensen’s resignation.
According to NORDEN's web site Mortensen joined NORDEN in 1997 as head of the Dry Cargo Department. He became a member of Management and was appointed COO in 2004. In January 2005, he was appointed President (CEO).
He is a director of the Danish Shipowners' Association (CB), A/S Dampskibsselskabet Orients Fond (BM), CAMO Shipping ApS (MD) and Tietgen Fonden (BM).