Aker Solutions Appoints Paal Eikeseth as New EVP of EMM

In his new role, Eikeseth will be part of the company’s executive management team, reporting to CEO Kjetel Digre. 

"We are enhancing the business and the financial results, and we are in parallel also growing the organization within selected strategic areas. When Paal now joins the executive management team with responsibility for the EMM business segment, he also brings with him extensive change management and industry experience which will be essential for how we will strategically develop our activities," said Kjetel Digre, chief executive officer of Aker Solutions.

Eikeseth is a Norwegian citizen and has for the last years held various senior management positions in Aker Solutions. He previously worked several years in PwC. Eikeseth holds a cand.merc. and master’s degree from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business administration (NHH). He had no company shares or share options as of March 23, 2022.

"I am very motivated to step into this new role, and further build this business and work with the fantastic people at Aker Solutions. In the EMM business segment, we have world-leading expertise for delivering safe electrification, maintenance and modification projects, and we have knowledge and solutions to reduce the environmental footprint. I am excited by how we solve energy challenges, both for our customers and for future generations," said Eikeseth.

Eikeseth will start in the position on April 1, 2022.


Aker Solutions delivers integrated solutions, products and services to the global energy industry. We enable low-carbon oil and gas production and develop renewable solutions to meet future energy needs. By combining innovative digital solutions and predictable project execution we accelerate the transition to sustainable energy production. Aker Solutions employs approximately 15,000 people in more than 20 countries.

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