Føn Energy Services Announces New Leadership

Føn Energy Services is announcing that Sindre Rhrich will be taking over as interim CEO from Torben Hald, who will stepping down to pursue an opportunity within a scale-up in the pharmaceutical industry, marking a new chapter with continued growth for the company. Sindre Rhrich steps up from his current role as Chief Operating Officer (COO). This transition underscores Føn’s commitment to continuity and growth as it moves forward with its strategic objectives.
Torben, who has led Føn with dedication and expressed his gratitude and optimism in a message to the wider company. 

After two incredible years at Føn, I’ve decided to step down. I have truly enjoyed working with all the fantastic people and take part of the culture and dedication at Føn that has allowed us to accomplish so much together. I will stay engaged and supportive throughout the coming process to ensure strong business continuity and care for our employees in Føn. With Sindre now taking over the company is in good hands with someone who has strong operational understanding and passion.

Torben Hald

Nanna Tollefsen, Chair of the Board, also commented on the leadership transition, emphasizing the board’s confidence in Sindre. 

We are fortunate to have such a capable and motivated individual stepping up. Sindre has a proven track record, a deep understanding of the business, and a drive that will guide Føn on its way forward. On behalf of the board and the owners, Sindre has our full support to continue Føn’s growth journey, with our strategy and ambition unchanged.

Nanna Tollefsen
Chair of the Board

Sindre Rhrich, who has a strong background in both commercial and operational roles within the offshore industry, is well equipped to continue enable Føn Energy Services on its' growth and expansion journey. His experience and accomplishments reflect his capability to drive the company’s objectives forward. 

I am truly honored at being chosen to lead Føn Energy Services further, at a very exciting time in our Company’s history. I would like to thank Torben for his leadership and contributions to the Company, along with his guidance during the handover process. I am looking forward to keeping the momentum up and continuing to build a strong operational growth company

Sindre Rhrich
Interim CEO

Sindre and the board remain steadfastly focused on the core objective of the company: to build a global service provider to the offshore industry by leveraging the strengths inherent in the Aker, IKM, and DISA systems. This will be achieved through a combination of organic and inorganic growth, investing strategically to expand Føn's capabilities and market reach.

With Sindre taking over, Føn Energy Services is well positioned for continued growth across the European Energy market. The entire team is eager to embark on this new journey under his leadership, confident that the company will continue to thrive and excel.

About Føn Energy Services

Føn Energy Services is an independent service provider to the wind industry and other energy sectors. Through a relentless focus on quality, safety, and industrialization, Føn Energy Services aims to bring down the cost of O&M, resulting in reducing the levelized cost of energy for developers and operators. Føn considers digitalization as the lever for unlocking additional value and securing improved risk distribution across the offshore wind value chain.

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