Höegh Autoliners names Andreas Enger as new CEO

PRESS RELEASE – Effective 8 September 2020, Andreas Enger will become Höegh Autoliners’ new CEO. He currently serves as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and will take over from current CEO, Thor Jørgen Guttormsen. Andreas will continue to chair Posten, Norway’s state-owned postal service.

Following the planned succession Thor Jørgen will continue to support the company as a non-Executive Director and Senior Advisor.

Andreas Enger has served as an advisor to Höegh Autoliners for more than a year and became CFO in September 2019. In this capacity Andreas has worked closely with Thor Jørgen and the rest of the senior management team in updating our strategy and operating model.

Prior to joining Höegh Autoliners, Andreas was a partner at Deloitte, leading their Nordic strategy practice. Earlier in his career, Andreas was a partner at McKinsey & Co and subsequently held senior executive positions at Norske Skog, PGS and Peterson Packaging.

Jan Kjærvik, Deputy Chairperson of Höegh Autoliners, comments: “I am very pleased that Andreas will take on the role as CEO of Höegh Autoliners. His extensive strategic expertise and ability to drive change will be of great value to the company as we emerge from the current industry slump.”

Leif Høegh, Chairperson of Höegh Autoliners, added: “Andreas joined Höegh Autoliners last year in a strategic capacity and has been an important part of the leadership team in driving strategic development and modernisation of the company.”

Høegh continued: ” We thank Thor Jørgen and the management team in their unified and collective efforts in reacting in a positive and focused manner to the challenges posed by Covid-19. The agility and flexibility shown have been invaluable in the situation. Thor Jørgen’s wealth of experience and inclusive leadership style has been of great value to the company. I look forward to our continued cooperation.”

Author: Tobias Pieffers

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