Thomas Wilhelmsen

Group Chief Executive Officer

Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA group management team member since 2010. Thomas is the fifth generation of the Wilhelmsen family to run the company. Holding various positions across the group’s companies, he has headed up the group management team, as group CEO since 2010. Sitting on some of the group’s strategic holdings, such as Wallenius Wilhelmsen ASA and Treasure ASA, Thomas is also active in several maritime and business networks.

An enthusiastic tennis player and seasoned hunter, Thomas is also a ardent supporter of contemporary arts and culture.

Thomas and associates own or control 20,834,524 A-shares and 2,288,210 B-shares in Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA. This represents 51.87% of total shares and 6.28% of voting stock.

IMD, Switzerland, Programme for Executive Development (2004)
Cranfield University, England, Developing General Management Potential (2001)
Management Centre Europe, Belgium (2001)
Heriot-Watt University, Scotland, Master of Arts (Hons) in Business Organisation (1995-1999)

2010 - Present
Group CEO
Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA

2009 - 2010
Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer
Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA

2007 - 2009
Group Vice President, Shipping
Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA

2005 - 2007
Regional Vice President
Barwil Unitor Ships Service

Regional Director - Europe
Wilhelmsen Maritime Services

2004 - 2005
Commercial Manager Shipowning
Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA

2001 - 2004
Managing Director
Wilh. Wilhelmsen Investments, Australia

1999 - 2001
Regional Pricing & Marketing Analyst
Wallenius Wilhelmsen, Australia

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