Elisabeth Tørstad was named CEO of DNV GL–Oil & Gas, replacing Pekka Paasivaara, who left the company for personal reasons. Tørstad was CTO and prior to that, she was COO of DNV’s maritime and oil and gas operations in the division of Americas and Sub-Saharan Africa. In previous management positions, she was the director of operations of cleaner energy and utilities, head of department of pipelines and materials technology, and head of department of deepwater technology and technology qualification. She holds an MS from the University of Oslo and an MBA from the University of Bergen.
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