Management

Kjetel Digre

Chief Executive Officer

Citizenship: Norwegian
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Kjetel Digre was named CEO in August 2020. The Norwegian has extensive experience from the oil and gas industry, most recently in Aker BP as SVP Operations and Asset Development. Digre also worked 25 years in Equinor where he held several positions within project execution and field development, including SVP and Project Director for the Johan Sverdrup project. He holds an MSc with distinction in Subsea and Petroleum Engineering from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland. Digre held 78,386 company shares and had no share options as of June 28, 2021.

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Idar Eikrem

Chief Financial Officer

Citizenship: Norwegian
Shares: 232,294
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Idar Eikrem was named CFO in August 2020. The Norwegian has comprehensive experience from a variety of top management positions, including financial management and turn-around processes. Before joining Aker Solutions, he was executive vice president and CFO of Kvaerner. Eikrem’s experience also includes CFO roles at Aibel and Synenco Energy, and several positions in financial management for Norsk Hydro in Norway and Singapore. He is a state-authorized public accountant and holds an MSc in economics and business administration from the Norwegian School of Economics in Bergen, Norway. Eikrem held, directly and through a privately owned company, 232,294 company shares and had no share options as of June 28, 2021.

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Marianne Hagen

Executive Vice President, Sustainability, HSE and Communications

Citizenship: Norwegian
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Marianne Hagen was appointed head of sustainability and communications in March 2021. The Norwegian comes from an extensive career in politics, public affairs, communications, social responsibility and environmental issues. From 2017 to 2020, she was state secretary at the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Hagen’s experience includes management positions at the Royal Court and the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association, as well as several board positions. She studied law and political science at the University of Oslo, Norway. Hagen held 18,663 company shares and had no share options as of June 28, 2021. Photo credit: Sturlason/Ministry of Foreign Affairs


Anders Hannevik

Executive Vice President, Customers and Strategy

Citizenship: Norwegian
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Anders Hannevik was appointed head of customers and strategy in November 2020. The Norwegian has extensive oil and gas experience having worked with several industry leading supply companies and consultancy firms, including Kvaerner, Neste, Fortum, PWC, Chevron, and most recently, Aker Energy. From 2007 to 2011, Hannevik was a special advisor for the Norwegian Government and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to support the development of a petroleum legislation in Sudan and South Sudan. He holds an MSc in civil engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Hannevik had no company shares or share options as of December 31, 2020.

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Kjetil Kristiansen

Executive Vice President, People and Organization

Citizenship: Norwegian
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Kjetil Kristiansen was appointed head of people and organization in August 2020. The Norwegian has more than 20 years of HR experience from different Aker companies, most recently as head of HR in Aker BP. He also worked in Aker ASA developing boards of directors and management teams across the Aker group, and in Aker Solutions as head of HR for the subsea business area. Kristiansen holds a degree in Clinical Psychology in addition to a BSc in Philosophy and Intellectual History from the University of Oslo, Norway. Kristiansen held 26,128 company shares and had no share options as of June 28, 2021.

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Signy Elde Vefring

Executive Vice President, Performance and Transformation

Dual citizenship: Norwegian and U.S.
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Signy Elde Vefring was appointed head of performance and transformation in August 2021. The Norwegian comes from the position as VP Digitalization in Aker BP where she headed up the company’s digitalization program. Vefring’s experience also includes several years in the global management consulting firm Boston Consulting Group. She holds an MSc in industrial economics and technology management from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Vefring had no company shares or share options as of August 1, 2021.

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Henrik Inadomi

Executive Vice President, Legal, Compliance and Safeguarding

Citizenship: Norwegian
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Henrik Inadomi was appointed head of legal, compliance and safeguarding in August 2021. The Norwegian has extensive experience in petroleum and energy law and projects. Before joining Aker Solutions, Inadomi was senior vice president Corporate Support and General Counsel in Kvaerner, managing the legal and compliance function and supporting business development, tenders, projects, and other strategic and operational tasks. Inadomi’s experience also includes general counsel and company secretary in Qatar Aluminium Limited and legal counsel in Norsk Hydro. He graduated from the University of Oslo in 2001, holds a PhD in law, and a LL.M. in international economic and business law from the Kyushu University, Japan. Inadomi held 257,924 company shares and had no share options as of August 1, 2021.

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Marte Mogstad

Executive Vice President, Engineering

Citizenship: Norwegian
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Marte Mogstad was appointed head of the engineering business in November 2020. The Norwegian joined Aker Solutions in 2005 and has since held a number of commercial and operational leadership roles. Prior to joining Aker Solutions, Mogstad was a management consultant and worked for Norwegian state-owned company, Petoro. She holds an MSc in mechanical engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Mogstad held 5,373 company shares and had no share options as of June 28, 2021.

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Stephen Bull

Executive Vice President, Renewables

Citizenship: British
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Stephen Bull was appointed head of the renewables business in August 2021. The Briton has more than 20 years of energy industry experience, most recently as senior vice president of wind and low-carbon development in Equinor's renewables business area. He started his career at JP Morgan as an analyst and has held several international executive positions at Norsk Hydro and Equinor. Bull is Chair of RenewableUK, the largest renewable energy industry association in the UK, and has served on expert panels for the UK Government covering low-carbon solutions. He studied politics and economics and holds a MSc (Econ) from the London School of Economics and a BA (Hons) from the University of Portsmouth, UK. Bull held 24,884 company shares and had no share options as of August 1, 2021.

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Sturla Magnus

Executive Vice President, Topside and Facilities

Citizenship: Norwegian
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Sturla Magnus was appointed head of the topside and facilities business in November 2020. The Norwegian has extensive oil and gas experience having held corporate management roles at Skanska, Kvaerner, Aker Marine Contractors and AF Gruppen. He holds an MSc in engineering from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. Magnus held 111,604 company shares and had no share options as of June 28, 2021.

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Linda Litlekalsøy Aase

Executive Vice President, Electrification, Maintenance and Modifications

Citizenship: Norwegian
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Linda Litlekalsøy Aase was appointed head of the electrification, maintenance and modifications business in November 2020. The Norwegian joined Aker Solutions in 2014 and has almost 20 years of industry experience. Aase has held a variety of leadership positions including head of Aker Solutions’ brownfield projects delivery center, and the maintenance, modifications and operations business in Norway. She holds an MSc in material technology from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and has studied business economics and management accounting at the Norwegian School of Economics. Aase held 39,795 company shares and had no share options as of June 28, 2021.

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Maria Peralta

Executive Vice President, Subsea

Citizenship: Portuguese
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Maria Peralta was named head of the subsea business in November 2020. The Portuguese has lived in Brazil for more than 20 years, joining Aker Solutions in 2012. Peralta has more than two decades of oil and gas experience, including a strong background in the area of subsea and as country manager of Aker Solutions in Brazil. She holds a degree in mechanical engineering from Porto University (FEUP) in Portugal. Peralta held 7,824 company shares and had no share options as of December 31, 2020.

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