Svein Sivertsen elected Chairman

This article originates from the news archive of Det norske.

25. June 2009

Svein Sivertsen was elected new Chairman of Det norske at the Extraordinary General Meeting, Wednesday 24 June. Sivertsen was member of the Board of Det norske  from 2005 to February  this year, and knows the company well. On the picture above he is with the CEO Erik Haugane after the General Meeting.

Lone Fønns Schrøder and Kaare Moursund Gisvold were elected as new directors. Fønns Schrøder has broad experience as an industry leader and is on the Board of Aker. Gisvold has earlier been on the Board of Det norske since 2005.

Svein Sivertsen (born 1951) was elected new chairman. Sivertsen (born 1951) is an independent consultant. He has a Master of Science degree from NTNU in Norway. Sivertsen served as board member in Det norske from 2005 until February 2009. He has held several senior positions in companies like Nidar, Fokus Bank and Sintef.

Lone Fønss Schrøder (born 1960) was elected new member of the Board. She is CEO/President in Wallenius Lines AB. Fønss Schrøder has worked for 21 years in A.P. Møller-Maersk. She is educated as a lawyer and has a Master in Business Administration from Handelshøjskolen in Copenhagen. She also serves on the boards of Yara, Aker, Vattenfall and DSB.

Kaare Moursund Gisvold (born 1942) was elected new member of the Board. He is an independent investor and advisor. Gisvold has a PhD from NTNU in Norway. He serves, amongst other things, as chairman of the board in the media business Polaris. Gisvold served as chairman of the board of Det norske from 2005 until February 2009.

The members Ivar Brandvold, Marianne E. Johnsen, Hege Sjo and Tore Lilloe-Olsen were reelected as members of the board.

In addition to the Board members elected by the shareholders are Jan Gunnar Opsal, Bjarne Kristoffersen and Kristin Aubert elected by the employees.

Finn Haugan continues as chairman of the nomination committee. Berge Gerdt Larsen continues as member and Øyvind Eriksen was elected as new member of the committee.

Find a copy of the protocol from the extraordinary general meeting here: pdf

Haugane og Svein Sivertsen

About Det norske (DETNOR`):
Det norske is the second-largest operating company on the Norwegian Continental Shelf with 28 operatorship and interests in a total of 50 licenses. Det norske is the operator of the Frøy Field development and will also operate eight to nine exploration wells in the North Sea and Norwegian Sea during 2009. Det norske’s scope of activities is limited to the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS).

Det norske currently employs a staff of more than 140 and the strong growth rate continues. The company`s registered office is located in Trondheim and the headquarter operations is divided between Oslo and Trondheim. The company also has offices in Harstad, and Stavanger.