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CEO retirement announcement

We have recently announced the retirement of our Chief Executive Officer, Roger Gjerde, effective June, 2018. Roger has served at John Gjerde throughout his career of 42 years.

Since 1976, Roger has played a critical role in the development and success of the organization, and while we will miss him and his leadership, we wish him the best of luck in his retirement and his new ventures. We want to thank him for the years of dedicated service which involved many significant accomplishments.

Roger Gjerde, CEO, said: “I have had the pleasure of knowing many excellent co-workers, suppliers and customers, many of whom I still maintain great relationships with after so many years. I wish to thank all those I have met on my way, who have enriched my life.”

We have searched diligently to find the best qualified candidate to succeed Roger, and we are pleased to announce Bjørnar Kleiven as our next CEO.

Please join us in thanking Roger for his leadership at John Gjerde, and do take the time to congratulate him on his accomplishments and upcoming retirement.

– Roger’s colleagues at John Gjerde