Global Maritime Consultancy & Engineering, provider of marine warranty, dynamic positioning and engineering services to the offshore sector, has appointed Mikal Grure Eie as Regional Manager for Norway. Eie’s brief will to develop closer customer relationships and drive new business development opportunities throughout Norway – a key market for Global Maritime.
Eie has spent over 10 years in the offshore sector. Previous roles include support with the construction of the Hywind floating wind farm and other wind power projects as well as on oil & gas fields, such as Visund, Oseberg, and Gullfaks. Mikal has also worked as a management consultant developing and improving organisational performance for major regional and global organisations in the offshore industry, including Statoil, ENI and Seadril.
Prior to joining Global Maritime in January 2013, he was Business Development Manager at DNV GL. At Global Maritime, his positions have included Business Development Leader and Head of Strategy & Commercial where he was responsible for managing the commercial team and setting the business direction of the company.
David Sutton, CEO of Global Maritime Consultancy & Engineering, says, “With experience in renewables, oil & gas and the maritime sector in general as well as in high-level business strategy, Mikal brings the perfect blend of skills to his important new role. We look forward to seeing the further growth of our Norwegian business over the coming months and years.”
Eie has an M.Sc in Industrial Management and a BA in Energy Management Engineering from the University of Agder.