Norway-based Electromagnetic Geoservices (EMGS) has announced that Christiaan Vermeijden had decided to resign from his position as CEO due to personal reasons.
According to a stock exchange notification published by the company, Bjørn Petter Lindhom has been appointed as interim CEO of the Company. Lindhom will assume the position on 1 December 2018.
Lindhom started his career at Telenor and joined EMGS in 2003. He has held a number of technical and commercial positions within the Company's global business, currently as Business Unit President, NSA Region (North and South America).
Eystein Eriksrud, Chairman of the Board of Directors: "Bjørn Petter Lindhom has extensive experience working within EMGS and the geophysical industry, and with our customers, suppliers and other stakeholders. We are very pleased to have been able to identify and appoint such a strong individual from within the Company, and the Board of Directors looks forward to working together with Mr Lindhom going forward."
EMGS uses its proprietary electromagnetic (EM) technology to support oil and gas companies in their search for offshore hydrocarbons. EMGS supports each stage in the workflow, from survey design and data acquisition to processing and interpretation.