Songa Offshore SE : Songa Offshore SE : Songa appoints a new Executive Vice President Songa Offshore SE today announced the recruitment of Jan Rune Steinsland as new Executive Vice President of Songa Offshore SE. Steinsland will report to interim CEO Jens A. Wilhelmsen and work alongside CFO Geir Karlsen to strengthen the company's financial control and reporting structures. - "As we have been quite open about, Songa is presently pursuing several different options for financing of our new Category D rigs, currently under construction by DSME in South Korea. Such work requires competent and time consuming efforts from our financial management. At the same time, we need to strengthen financial control and improve our reporting structures. Through the appointment of Jan Rune Steinsland, we will significantly strengthen our financial team whilst freeing up time and capacity for Geir Karlsen to focus on the funding side of the company", says chairman and interim CEO, Jens A Wilhelmsen. Mr Steinsland will be based in Limassol at the company's corporate headquarter and take up his position on the 20th May 2013. Jan Rune Steinsland has significant international industry experience and a strong track record from executive positions. From 2006, he has held the position as CFO at Ocean Rig, in period of great expansion and development, including an IPO and listing on NASDAQ. Prior to that, he was CFO at Acta Holding ASA, a position he held for six years. From 1988 to 2000, Jan Rune Steinsland had several management positions at ExxonMobil, including Financial Analyst, Financial Reporting Manager, Vice President Accounting and Audit Advisor. Jan Rune Steinsland holds a Master of Business Administration from University of St. Gallen and is Certified European Financial Analyst (AFA) from The Norwegian Society of Financial Analysts/Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration. For further information, please contact: Chairman and interim CEO, Jens A Wilhelmsen, Tel+357 2520 7754 mobile +357 9764 9126 This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Songa Offshore SE via Thomson Reuters ONE HUG#1697145
Songa Offshore SE : Songa Offshore SE : Songa appoints a new Executive Vice President
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