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MØRENOT NAMES TROND WILLIKSEN AS NEW CHAIRMAN

Mørenot names Trond Williksen as new chairman. Mørenot has appointed Trond Williksen as chairman of the company’s board, replacing Espen Asheim who will stay on as a board member. Williksen has extensive industry experience, including as chief executive officer of SalMar, AKVA group and the fishing operations of Aker.

“Mørenot is an exciting company that’s solidly positioned for further growth in key markets internationally,” Williksen said. “I look forward to contributing the company’s future development.”

FSN Capital acquired a majority stake in Mørenot in March 2018. Together with the founding families and the company management, FSN has developed the company further, both organically and through acquisitions, including the acquisition announced last week of Bøteriet AS in Steigen in northern Norway.

“We are delighted to strengthen the team with Trond Williksen as chairman and an investor in Mørenot,” said Ulrik Smith, board member of Mørenot and partner of FSN Capital. “He brings extensive industry experience, a global network and strong values that will benefit the company’s further growth and development.”

The company’s strategic goal is to be the largest total supplier of in-sea towing and handling equipment for the marine seismic industry.

Their product development processes are driven both by solving present challenges, and by presenting new ideas and solutions. In order to achieve this, they need to be at the forefront of technological innovation.They have made strategic investments ensuring the necessary in-house engineering and high-end capabilities for modelling of components and products.

Their components and solutions represent improved operational safety and efficiency, by working closely with their customers for many years, solving problems, improving products and continuously presenting new solutions.

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