Kvaerner, a Norwegian engineering and construction service company, has named Sturla Magnus executive vice president for structural solutions effective 1 April. Magnus will also be responsible for Kvaerner's yard in Verdal, Norway. He previously served as the company's regional business stream director in Skanska, Norway. From 2011 to 2014 he was project director and branch manager for the Kashagan hook-up project and was responsible for all of the company's activities and personnel in Kazakhstan.
Magnus holds an MS in civil engineering from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences.