Changes and new names at Ulstein's Dutch companiesCompany News // August 18, 2015
Changes are underway in the Ulstein Group companies in the Netherlands. As of 1 August 2015, the ship design company Ulstein Sea of Solutions has been renamed Ulstein Design & Solutions BV (UDS BV); the equipment company Ulstein Idea Equipment Solutions was renamed Ulstein Equipment BV (UE BV).
Edwin van Leeuwen and Gilbert Rezette enter positions as managing directors of the respective companies.
The holding company for Ulstein Group's activities in The Netherlands was renamed to Ulstein Netherlands. Sigurd Viseth takes the position of managing director. He will also on be Chairman of the Board of the Dutch companies.
To streamline innovation and technical developments between the Norwegian and Dutch companies, Arjan Boezeman will, as head of innovation and development, coordinate activity in The Netherlands, working closely with Frode Sollid from UDS AS in Norway.
The former managing director of the companies, Bob Rietveldt, has stepped down, but remains board member of UEBV.
Ulstein Equipment BV will move offices to Almere as of 21 August 2015.