Maritime Veteran Joins DNV Petroleum
DNV Petroleum Services (DNVPS) has appointed Tejs Beltov as the new Chief Operating Officer for Europe. Mr Beltov who joined the company on 1 May, 2014, replaces Bill Stamatopoulos who has taken on a new challenge as Group Commercial Director. Mr Stamatopoulos will develop and execute the company’s commercial and marketing strategy, manage customer relationships and drive business development.
Mr Beltov is a graduate of the Technical University of Denmark with extensive experience in the maritime industry. Besides having served as First Lieutenant in the Royal Danish Navy, Mr Beltov has held key positions in several leading maritime and shipping-related companies.
Prior to joining DNVPS, Mr Beltov was the Managing Director of Lloyd’s Register Consulting A/S.
"We are very pleased to have a maritime heavyweight like Tejs join our management team. With his expertise and solid background in working with and for our clients from the shipping industry, Tejs will definitely be a huge asset to our company as we raise the bar for testing and surveys in the maritime industry,” said Eirik Andreassen, CEO, DNVPS.
"Given DNVPS’s recognised position as the leader in fuel testing and bunker quantity surveys, I am privileged and excited to have this opportunity to contribute to the company’s next phase of growth. The past month has been an invigorating experience of learning about the company, its core values of integrity, quality and reliability which resonates with all employees. I also look forward to continue collaborating with my current and expanded network of clients, partners and friends in the maritime industry as DNVPS augments its portfolio to bring even more value for its clients,” added Tejs Beltov.
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