MACGREGOR, 31 MARCH 2015 AT 9.30 AM EEST – MacGregor reorganised into seven operative divisions in the beginning of 2015 to improve customer focus. Offshore Mooring and Loading Division drives the development of Systems and Equipment for Offshore Floating Units. MacGregor appoints Høye G. Høyesen (49) as Vice President, Offshore Mooring and Loading Division starting as 1st of April 2015.
Mr. Høyesen joins MacGregor from APL Norway/NOV, where he has held the position of Vice President, Business Development. Before that he has worked in several key positions at APL Norway/NOV during the past 18 years. “Mr. Høyesen brings his long and valuable industry experience with a proven track-record in successfully leading similar operations”, says Mika Vehviläinen, Interim President, MacGregor.
Mr. Høyesen succeeds Mr. Leif Haukom, who has successfully led the Mooring and Loading Division until his retirement.
MacGregor offers world leading engineering solutions and services for handling marine cargoes and offshore loads. The scope of our integrated packages is growing and now also includes Hatlapa, Porsgrunn, Pusnes and Triplex products.
MacGregor serves the offshore, maritime transportation and naval logistics markets in ports and terminals as well as on board ships and rigs. MacGregor solutions combine load and cargo access, stowage, care and handling functions to optimise lifetime profitability, productivity and environmental sustainability. www.macgregor.com
MacGregor is part of Cargotec. Cargotec’s sales totalled approximately EUR 3.4 billion in 2014 and it employs approximately 11, 000 people. Cargotec’s class B shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd under symbol CGCBV. www.cargotec.com