Aibel AS attracts industry specialist to its Board

Stavanger, 11 June 2009

Respected industry heavyweight Lars A. Takla has been recruited to further strengthen the Board of Directors at Aibel AS.

Lars A. Takla is one of the founders of Noreco and currently holds the position of Chairman of Noreco’s Board of Directors. In addition, he also serves as Chairman of the Board of the ONS Foundation. Prior to this, he has held several managerial positions with Phillips Petroleum Company, among which were MD of the Scandinavian division and subsequently MD of ConocoPhillips Norway from 2002-2005. In 2005, Mr Takla was appointed Commander of the Royal St. Olav for his long and dedicated efforts for the oil and gas industry in Norway.

Representing the Board of Aibel AS, the Executive Chairman, Jo Lunder, comments on the news: ‘We are very pleased to announce that Lars A. Takla has become a director of the Aibel Board. His extensive industry experience and strong business track record will be of great importance to the Company.’ 

In addition to Lars A. Takla, the other members of the Aibel AS Board of directors are: Chairman Jo Lunder, directors Gert Munthe, Jarle Roth and Idar Eikrem, and employee representatives Momir Repaja, Asbjørn John Eggesbø, Karsten Amble Bøe.

For more information, please contact:

Bente Thornton
SVP Communications
Aibel AS
Tel: +47 85 27 28 51
Mob: +47 41 51 67 84
E-mail: bente.thornton@aibel.com

Aibel AS (www.aibel.com) is one of the largest Norwegian services companies that engineers, builds, maintains and modifies oil and gas production facilities. With our long experience, skills and expertise, we help our clients to achieve increased oil and gas production.

With our 4000 employees, we work at new and existing fields and production facilities, offshore and land-based, on fixed and floating installations. We are located close to our customers and operate from the most important oil and gas centers in Norway. Aibel is committed to creating value for its clients and being a progressive and interesting workplace for all its employees.

Published 2009-06-11, 06:00 CET Updated 2011-01-19, 07:52 CET

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