News / 19.1.2024

New CEO in Grieg Connect

It is with great pleasure and excitement that we announce the appointment of our new CEO, Espen Ranvik. 

Espen will lead us as we embark on an exciting phase of growth and innovation in continuing development of our premier suite of maritime port software and leading industry knowledge, transforming our customers ports into world-class logistics hubs.

Espen brings a wealth of experience and a forward-looking vision that makes him the ideal leader to guide us towards new heights. Previously, he served as the CEO of GSGroup, a prominent European SAAS-based IT company specializing in Fleet & Asset Tracking and Field Service Solutions. 

With a Master’s degree in economics from NHH, Bergen, and over two decades of leadership experience, Espen’s career includes noteworthy roles in management consultancy with firms like Deloitte Consulting and Capgemini, where he managed IT projects primarily within the Telecom and Finance sectors. 

He has also played a pivotal role in the Executive Management group at ISS Norway.

In Espen’s own words:

I am very excited about this great opportunity to join and lead Grieg Connect and become a part of the Grieg Group. I look forward to continuing your impressive journey and, together with you, making an even stronger Grieg Connect

Espen Ranvik

The timing of Espen’s appointment aligns perfectly with our determination to scale our products and services, meeting the growing demands of our clients while staying ahead of the competition. 

With Espen at the helm, we are confident that we will not only meet these challenges but also thrive in the ever-evolving digital landscape.”

Thomas Grieg, Chair of Grieg Connect

To ensure a seamless transition, Espen will collaborate closely with our interim CEO, Tord Svanquist, who will provide invaluable support during this period of change. Tord will continue as a valuable member of the management team, ensuring continuity and expertise.

Espen Ranvik will officially assume the role of CEO on April 15th, and we eagerly anticipate the exciting journey ahead under his leadership.

Image reference: Tenk Sandefjord!