Rolls-Royce names new President, OffshoreCompany News // November 27, 2013
Rolls-Royce has appointed John Knudsen as President - Offshore in its Marine business. Mr Knudsen will transition into his new role through the month of January 2014.
He is currently President of Bergen Engines AS and has had a key role in transforming Bergen Engines during the divestment from Rolls-Royce Marine and integrating it into the Tognum Group. Mr Knudsen joined Rolls-Royce in 2007 and has previously held senior positions in the Norwegian telecom equipment supplier Nera ASA.
Mr Knudsen succeeds Anders Almestad, who after 25 years will leave Rolls-Royce in January to begin the next phase of his career in consultancy. Mr Almestad has held the position as President-Offshore for ten years.