Rapp Hydema establishes office in Norway’s oil capitalCompany News // February 7, 2012
Rapp Hydema, the winch and deck machinery specialist, is opening a new office in Stavanger.
”We are tremendously pleased to be present in Norway’s most expansive offshore environment. This new establishment is both strategic and necessary to meet our customers’ demands for service and support,” said Inge Henning Andersen, Managing Director of RH.
Rapp Hydema has hired Runar Tunem to head the Offshore Sales Division in Stavanger, where he will be responsible for global sales and marketing.
The company intends to grow in the offshore vendor market, “so the new office is strategically important to us,” said Mr Andersen.
“Stavanger is a central location, not just for the Norwegian market, but also so as to position the company relative to international players. By moving closer to our customers, we are making sure that our growth aspirations in global offshore are attainable,” he asserts.
Mr Tunem brings 17 years of experience in sales, marketing and commercial development within drilling, subsea and maritime industry. An extensive network of contacts attests to his success in building customer relations.
”His long track-record and genuine passion for the job mean we are delighted to have him on the team. This new office is an important step to meet customer demands for service and support, and a move they can look forward to,” said Mr Andersen.
Rapp Hydema AS is part of the Rapp Marine Group. Based in Bodř in Norway’s far north, the Group is well-known for its production and sales of robust, heavy-duty winches and deck machinery.