New CEO at CT Offshore

Monday, 8 April, 2013 - 15:00

After more than 10 years as CEO and owner/founder, Paw Cortes has decided to step down as CEO at Danish CT Offshore A/S. He will be followed by Frank Hansen who will start with CT Offshore on 1 May 2013.

“CT Offshore is a pioneer in the cabling business and Paw Cortes has been visionary in his way of operating CT Offshore. We would like to thank him for his commitment and enthusiasm and wish him all the best with future challenges,” says Jens Frederik Hansen, Chairman of the Board of CT Offshore and CEO of majority shareholder A2SEA A/S.

Hansen was previously Managing Director at Metalock, part of MAN Diesel. “We would like to welcome Frank Hansen on board the team and look forward to working with him. With his skills within international leadership and strategic experience combined with his entrepreneurial approach to things, CT Offshore will be ready for future challenges within the offshore wind business,” says Jens Frederik Hansen.

Katharina Garus

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