Höegh Autoliners' Management Team is situated in the Corporate Head Office in Oslo.
The Management team is supported by three Heads of Regions, situated in the respective regional Head Offices and reporting to the Head of Commercial.
Ingar Skiaker, CEO
Ingar Skiaker joined Höegh in 1981 and has held various commercial and operational positions in the company. For a 10 year period he worked with other industries, before he rejoined Höegh in 2003. In 2006, he took the position as Head of Capacity Management and has been a member of the top management group since 2007. Mr Skiaker was appointed Head of Region Americas in 2009 and was based in New York until April 2011 when he took the position as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and moved back to Oslo. In November 2011, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mr Skiaker holds a degree from the Norwegian School of Management (BI) and a degree in Business Administration from Østfold Regional University.
Ivar Hansson Myklebust, CFO
Ivar Hansson Myklebust started his career with Anders Wilhelmsen & Co in 1994 as Project Manager. He has worked in Pareto Securities as Shipping Analyst; in Nordea Markets as Head of Equity and Research and also Head of Corporate Finance Norway until 2007, when he joined D/S Norden as Chief Financial Officer. Since 2009 he has been Head of Strategy and Special Projects in Nordea, Shipping, Offshore and Oil Services until he joined Höegh Autoliners in 2014 as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr Myklebust holds a Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH).
Sebjørn Dahl, Chief Organisation and Technical Officer
Sebjørn Dahl joined Höegh in 1992. In 1996 he was appointed Vice President of Safety and Quality and Fleet Personnel. He was stationed in East Asia from 1998 where he was responsible for the establishment of Höegh offices in Manila, Philippines and Quanzhou, China. Mr Dahl was appointed Executive Vice President in Höegh Fleet Services (HFS) in 2003 and in April 2011 he was appointed Chief HR Officer. In combination with this role Mr Dahl was appointed President of HFS in August the same year. He has been a member of the top management group since 2011. Mr Dahl is educated at the Royal Norwegian Naval Academy and London Business School.
Trond Sjursen, Chief Commercial Officer
Trond Sjursen joined Höegh in 1989 as Operation Manager. He held various operational and commercial positions in the company until he left in 2000. Until he re-joined Höegh in January 2009, his last positions were as VP Global Commercial in Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics and Managing Director in Eukor Car Carriers Europe in Frankfurt. He was appointed Head of Region Europe in March 2009 and Head of Commercial in 2014. Mr Sjursen holds a business degree from Loyola University of Chicago.
Øyvind Ervik, Chief Operating Officer - Shortsea and Logistics
Øyvind Ervik joined Höegh in 1984. He was stationed in the Middle East from 1987 to 1990 and has held various positions in the company over the years. Mr Ervik was appointed Head of Region East Asia in 2009 and after two years in Tokyo, he took the position as Head of Capacity Management. Mr Ervik has been a member of the top management group since 2008. In November 2013, he was appointed Head of Shortsea and Logistics. Mr Ervik holds a degree in Business Administration from Oslo Business School.
Steinar Løvdal, Chief Operating Officer - Deep Sea
Steinar Løvdal joined Höegh in 1998. He has held various positions in the company including a period in Shanghai, China. In 2011, he was appointed Head of Region Americas and President of Höegh Autoliners Inc. and became a member of the top management group, residing in New York. In November 2013, he was appointed Head of Capacity Management and relocated to Oslo. Mr Løvdal holds a Master’s degree from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH).