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MANAGEMENT

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Ådne Grødem

CEO

Grødem has extensive experience from senior management positions in the oil service industry. He was CEO of the OSE listed oil service company Norwegian Applied Technology ASA, and served as executive vice president and CFO of Roxar ASA, a leading international oilfield technology and service provider. Before joining us, Grødem spent seven years as a partner with the private equity investor - Progressus.

Grødem holds an MBA from the Norwegian Business School (BI) and a BBA from California Lutheran University, in the USA.
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Geir Bråten 

CFO

Bråten has more than 15 years of experience from managerial positions in accounting and finance at Bilfinger Industrier Norge AS and as an auditor with KPMG Norway. He has extensive experience from managing organisational re-structuring, cost efficiency and business improvement projects. Bråten has been in charge of several business optimisation processes in finance and treasury, procurement, tendering and contract areas.  
 
Bråten holds an MBA from the University of Nordland and a BBA from Trondheim Business School.
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Rolf Lohne 

Managing Director, Valvision

Lohne has 27 years experience from the oil and gas industry. After 4 years within Naval Material Command Norway as LCC coordinator for the "New Minesweepers/Hunters Project" he started his oil and gas career with Bergens Rørhandel. Lohne has since then been in the business, and has before acquiring his current position in Valvision worked with different companies like Nordic Valves Offshore and Ellingsen before he moved to IKM Valves in 2008.   


Lohne holds a Bachelor in Engineering and a Bachelor in Finance.
 

Steinar Lea

Managing Director, Norwegian Piping

​Lea has 25 years experience from the oil and gas industry. He started his career within finance and contract management with Norsk Hydro. Before acquiring his present position with Norwegian Piping AS Lea was Managing Director with MRC Energy Piping AS. Previously Lea has worked as Country Manager for Weatherford International Inc in Singapore, and has held several managerial positions in GMC Maritime, Weatherfords Norge and Weatherford China Ltd and Aarbakke AS within business development, operations, international sales, marketing and services.  

Lea holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with specialization in Finance and Strategic Management from B.I. and Indiana University, USA.
 
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Erlend Fremstad 

Managing Director, Active Service

Fremstad has extensive experience from the oil and gas industry. He started his career as drilling engineer and project manager in Statoil. Before acquiring his present position with Active Service Fremstad was CEO in Fluid Control. Previously Erlend has worked as CEO for W. Giertsen Services, and has held several managerial positions in Roxar Flow Measurement within business development, operations, international sales, marketing and services.  

Erlend holds a Master of Management (MMa) with specialization in Finance and International Business from BI and has a Masters degree (MSc) in Petroleum Engineering from UiS.
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Bjørn Borgersen 

Managing Director, Analytic

Borgersen has 30 years of experience from project management and sales and marketing within instrumentation and technical services to the international on- and offshore industry.
Borgersen has earlier worked with companies like Emerson, Fuji Electric, Beamex, Jiskoot and more. Working in close relation with numerous vendors and multi-discipline project teams has given Borgersen an excellent overall knowledge within instrumentation, sampling and analysis and turn key laboratory solutions. Prior to founding Analytic in 2010 Borgersen was the Country Manager for Moody International (today Intertek Inspection) in Scandinavia.

Board of Directors

Bjørn Torkildsen

Chairman

Jan Edvin Pedersen

Board member

Gøran Andreassen

Board member

Geir Austigard

Board member
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