Michelle Williams has been the CEO of Grieg Logistics since 2016. As of 1st of September 2021, she will join the newly established investment company, Bergen Private Equity, and become one of the founding partners.
During her time as a leader in the Grieg Group, she has delivered steady results:
– Dedicated and skilled leaders will always be attractive to others. We are happy for Michelle and grateful that talents from the Grieg Group are recruited to other businesses. Together with the management team, Michelle has made strategic moves that have positioned the company to be more innovative and technology-driven. I am pleased about that, and I wish Michelle all the best, says Elna-Kathrine Grieg, Chair of the Board at Grieg Logistics.
Since 2016, Michelle has, together with her team been involved in building up Grieg Strategic Services, developed Grieg Connect, and been an important driver for external partnerships for Grieg Logistics. She looks back on five eventful years in Grieg Logistics:
– I am grateful for the time in Grieg Logistics, everything we have achieved together and learned along the way. I am pleased that we can point to good results and that we have adapted to the industry by being forward-looking in technology and competence. The last year and a half have been demanding, but I have only witnessed an organization that has taken care of each other. I’m so proud of that, says Williams.
From the 1st of August, the Head of Grieg Strategic Service, Stig Trygve Andersen, will act as interim CEO and develop the company further.
Michelle Williams has been CEO at Grieg Logistics, part of Grieg Group, since 2016. She is a former officer at the Royal Norwegian Navy and was the first woman to captain a NATO frigate. In addition, she is a former managing director at CCB Mongstad and has several years of experience from the Royal Norwegian Armed Forces. She joins the newly established investment company, Bergen Private Equity, as a founding partner in September 2021.