Bakke New President Of Hempel Coatings (USA)
Thor Bakke has been appointed president of Hempel Coatings (USA), Inc., as part of Hempel's ongoing program to consolidate and strengthen their U.S. and Canadian operations.
Mr. Bakke is a native of Norway, receiving his degree in mechanical engineering from Gothenburg Technical Institute and his business management degree in Copenhagen, Denmark.
As former president of Danfoss System Hydraulik A/S, Denmark, Mr. Bakke has had worldwide experience in the offshore and marine industry.
For several years, Mr. Bakke has been chairman of the Danish Offshore and Marine Equipment Council and a member of the board of directors of the Danish Export Group Association.