Cargotec has appointed Tom Svennevig as Vice President responsible for the company’s advanced load-handling business line as of 24 October 2011. Mr Svennevig is experienced in the offshore business, and he joins Cargotec from Aker Pusnes in Norway where he was Vice President, Deck Machinery. Mr Svennevig is based in Kristiansand, Norway, where he also assumes the role of Managing Director of Cargotec Norway AS.
“We have a professional and experienced team in our competence centre for advanced load-handling solutions in Kristiansand offering their services for our customers globally, “ says Olli Isotalo, Executive Vice President, Marine. “Appointing Tom Svennevig further strengthens our organisation in Norway”.
Earlier this year, Ilpo Heikkilä was appointed Vice President for the winch business line. He is based in Singapore.
Cargotec offers MacGregor load-handling solutions to the offshore industry. The range includes marine, offshore and subsea cranes with active heave-compensation, fibre rope handling systems for ultra deepwater load handling, launch and recovery systems for ROVs/Ts, module handling systems, sophisticated rescue and deck-handling equipment, and advanced winches for anchor handling and towing and mooring operations.