Håvard Sætre (born 1965)
Chief Executive Officer
has been CEO of Optimar since October 2016. He has been a member of the Board of OptimarStette since 2014 when Optimar Giske AS and Peter Stette AS merged. Sætre was previously for ten years chairman of Peter Stette AS, a supplier to the food industry in the Norwegian and later worldwide market. Prior to this, he was CEO of the Norwegian company Vard Electro AS, which he founded in 1997 and later developed into a leading global systems integrator for shipping. Sætre holds a Master of Engineering degree from the University College of Southeast Norway (USN), where he graduated in Maritime Studies.
Hans Fredrik Furstrand (born 1976)
Chief Financial Officer
is CFO of OPTIMAR since October 2013. He has over ten years of experience in international companies. Prior to joining OPTIMAR, he worked for almost seven years as finance manager at Farstad Shipping AS, a leading provider of financial services to the international shipping industry. Furstrand studied economics and business at Norges Handelshøyskole (NHH).