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 had no company shares or share options as of November 11, 2020.

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Idar Eikrem

Chief Financial Officer

Citizenship: Norwegian
Shares: 176,236
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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, 176,236 company shares and had no share options as of November 11, 2020.

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Egil Boyum

Chief Transformation Officer

Citizenship: Norwegian
Shares: 4,357
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Egil Boyum was appointed chief transformation officer in August 2020. The Norwegian has more than 25 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and has held several top management positions in Aker Solutions, including as EVP and head of the Greenfield Projects and Product delivery centers. He graduated from the Norwegian Institute of Technology in Civil Engineering. Boyum held 4,357 company shares and had no share options as of November 11, 2020.

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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. Hannevik holds an MSc in civil engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Hannevik had no company shares or share options as of November 11, 2020.


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 had no company shares or share options as of November 11, 2020.

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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 segment 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. Mogstad holds an MSc in mechanical engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Mogstad held 397 company shares and had no share options as of November 11, 2020.


Karl-Petter Løken

Executive Vice President, Renewables

Citizenship: Norwegian
Shares: 41,818
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Karl-Petter Løken was appointed head of the renewables business segment in November 2020. The Norwegian has held key positions in the oil and gas industry for Statoil, Norsk Hydro, Lundin and Kvaerner. Løken holds an MSc in chemical engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Løken held 41,818 company shares and had no share options as of November 11, 2020.


Sturla Magnus

Executive Vice President, Topside and Facilities

Citizenship: Norwegian
Shares: 51,449
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Sturla Magnus was appointed head of the topside and facilities business segment 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. Magnus holds an MSc in engineering from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. Magnus held 51,449 company shares and had no share options as of November 11, 2020.


Maria Peralta

Executive Vice President, Subsea

Citizenship: Portuguese
Shares: 7,824
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Maria Peralta was named head of the subsea business segment 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 November 11, 2020.

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Linda Litlekalsøy Aase

Executive Vice President, Electrification, maintenance and modifications

Citizenship: Norwegian
Shares: 38,551
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Linda Litlekalsøy Aase was appointed head of the electrification, maintenance and modifications business segment in November 2020. The Norwegian joined Aker Solutions in 2014 and has almost 20 years of industry experience. Litlekalsøy 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 38,551 company shares and had no share options as of November 11, 2020.

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