Management Team

Einar Ytredal - Chief Executive Officer (act.)

Einar Ytredal

Chief Executive Officer (act.)

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(b. 1977) Ytredal was appointed acting CEO of GC Rieber Shipping in November 2016. 
He has worked with the company since 2007, first as Vice President Finance and then as CFO since September 2011. Prior to this Ytredal worked for seven years in Deloitte. Ytredal has an MSc in Economics and Business Administration as well as an MSc in Accounting and Auditing.

Øystein Kvåle - Chief Financial Officer (act.)

Øystein Kvåle

Chief Financial Officer (act.)

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(b. 1982) Kvåle was appointed acting CFO of GC Rieber Shipping November 2016. He has been employed with GC Rieber AS since 2014. Prior to this he worked six years at the Boston Consulting Group . Kvåle holds a MSc in Industrial Economics and Management from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

Bjørn Valberg - Technical Director

Bjørn Valberg

Technical Director

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(b. 1954) Valberg was appointed Technical Director in 2002.
He has worked with the company since 1981, first as Superintendent then later as Project Manager for new builds. Valberg has been responsible for in-house designs since 1984.
Valberg has Naval Architecture from Møre og Romsdal college of engineering.

Atle Sommer - Chief Operating Officer

Atle Sommer

Chief Operating Officer

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(b. 1968) Sommer was appointed COO of GC Rieber Shipping in October 2014. 
Prior to this he worked for nine years with Seatrans in different managerial positions and last as Managing Director for Seatrans Ship Management and has more than 25 years of maritime experience working as Master, with ship management and operations.
Sommer has nautical and Master education from the Royal Norwegian Navy.