DHT Holdings, Inc. announces departure and
Chief Financial Officer
HAMILTON, BERMUDA, June 11, 2018 - DHT Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DHT) (“DHT” or the “Company”) today announced that Eirik Ubøe, Chief Financial Officer, is leaving the Company after 13 years of service. He will be succeeded by Ms. Laila Halvorsen, who has been the Company’s Chief Controller & Accountant since 2014.
“Eirik has been with DHT since the time of our initial public offering in 2005 and has made significant contributions to our company over the past 13 years. On behalf of the Board, our shareholders, and all of us at DHT, we’d like to thank Eirik for his dedicated service. Eirik has been a valuable member of our team and will be missed, but we wish him every success in his future endeavors.” said Co-Chief Executive Officers Trygve Munthe and Svein Moxnes in a joint statement.
Ms. Halvorsen will serve as Chief Financial Officer effective immediately. In a joint statement, Co-Chief Executive Officers Trygve Munthe and Svein Moxnes stated, “Laila has done outstanding work as our Corporate Controller and we look forward to working with her in her new role.”
Ms. Halvorsen, 43, brings more than 20 years of experience in international accounting and shipping. Ms. Halvorsen joined DHT after 17 years at Western Bulk AS, where she served first as Accountant for 4 years, then as Finance Manager for 4 years and later as Group Accounting Manager for 9 years. Ms. Halvorsen is a citizen of Norway.
About DHT Holdings, Inc.
DHT is an independent crude oil tanker company operating a fleet of crude oil tankers in the VLCC and Aframax segments. We operate through our wholly owned management companies in Oslo, Norway and Singapore. For further information:
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Trygve P. Munthe
+47 9135 0025
Svein Moxnes Harfjeld
+47 4140 4886