Gosse to succeed Bye as Nynas’ chief executive officer
Eric Gosse has been appointed the new CEO of Nynas AB. Based in Sweden, Nynas offers bitumen and naphthenic specialty products. Gosse is expected to join the company in September 2023. He will take over the CEO duties from Stein Ivar Bye who has been president and acting CEO since May 2022.
Gosse has a strong track record from senior executive positions including 25 years at TotalEnergies, with responsibilities in both the Bitumen and Fuel & Lubes businesses. He currently serves as a key member of the Vivo Energy executive committee, with responsibility for supply and distribution and business development for power and solar.
“Eric Gosse comes with a strong industry background and a broad international experience in executive positions. I am delighted that he is now joining Nynas as the CEO and I am confident that his leadership will ensure that Nynas transformation journey continues at a high pace,” says Bye.
“I am equally delighted to join Nynas as CEO and committed to firmly continue the transformation journey Nynas has embarked on. I am enthusiastic about the opportunity to write a new page of the company’s near centenary history with all Nynas stakeholders.” says Gosse.
Gosse, who is French, has an engineering degree from the École Centrale de Paris and a master’s degree in finance.
Bye will continue his engagement in Nynas and support the company as chairman of the Board. During his time as acting CEO, he has focused on Nynas’ company transformation process with the aim of making the company more financially resilient to ensure its future success.