Polarcus announces the appointment of Tom Henrik Sundby to the position of Chief Financial Officer.
Tom Henrik has a strong background in strategic planning and business development gained within the consulting and fast moving consumer goods industries. He brings over 15 years experience to his new role where he will be tasked with developing Polarcus' financial controls and managing growth as the Company continues its rapid expansion and prepares to launch its ultra-modern fleet of high-end 2D/3D seismic vessels commencing in Q3 2009.
Prior to joining Polarcus Tom Henrik worked for 9 years with TINE where he held various senior positions in both Norway and the United Kingdom, most recently as Managing Director of TINE UK Limited, based in London. Before that he spent 6 years with KPMG in Norway as an Auditor and then as Senior Consultant, World Class Finance.
Tom Henrik joins Polarcus in September 2008 and will report to Rolf Ronningen, CEO Polarcus. He will be based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Polarcus is a pure play marine geophysical company with a pioneering environmental agenda, specializing in high-end towed streamer data acquisition from pole to pole. Polarcus is launching an ultra-modern fleet of initially 6 advanced seismic vessels designed by Norway's Ulstein Design AS incorporating the innovative ULSTEIN X-BOW® hull. The vessels are being built in Dubai, UAE, by Drydocks World - Dubai LLC, with the first vessels becoming operational in 2009.