Bengt A Rem has been appointed as interim chief executive officer of Viking Supply Ships. The board has decided that Folke Patriksson will take over as chairman of the board for as long as Mr Rem is interim chief executive. Mr Rem will continue as a board member.
Mr Patriksson has significant experience in the shipping industry and is one of the founders of Viking Supply Ships and a former managing director of the company. Mr Patriksson is currently deputy chairman of the board and has been a member of the board since 1972.
Christian Berg recently announced that he would step down as chief executive officer of Viking Supply Ships but will remain with the company and take on various projects within the group and act as an adviser to the board of directors.