Gro Kielland, chairman of the board
Gro Kielland has 33 years experience from the oil & gas industry. She has worked for 20 years in different positions in and outside Norway for BP, and was Managing Director of BP Norway from 2005 to 2008, and Chairman of the Board for the same company after stepping down. Kieland Is chairing the Boards of a number of Hitec Vision owned Companies (currently in addition to Agility Subsea Fabrication also Minox, Momek, Flux and Align), and is also involved on a non executive level with other companies as ASCO Norge AS, Det norske, Ulstein Gruppen, Falck-Nutec and S3-ID. Kielland holds a MSc in Mechanical Engineering and a Diploma of Education from the Institute of Technology in Trondheim.
Raymond Carlsen, member of the board
Since 2009, Raymond Carlsen is the Chief Executive Officer of Scatec Solar AS. He has held various top management positions within the Aker Group and former Kværner ASA since he joined the enterprise in 1989 as managing director for Kværner Process Systems. Prior to becoming a partner of Aker ASA he was Executive Vice President and member of the Aker Solutions ASA Executive Management Team, as well as responsible for Aker Solutions Subsea business with operations in more than 15 countries and more than USD 2 billion in revenue.
Ola Sætre, member of the board
Ola Sætre is founding partner in HitecVision. He has 25 years of experience from the petroleum industry, and is a co-founder of Hitec Vision and its predecessor Hitec. He was Executive Vice President at Hitec, and has previously held executive level positions in corporate management, marketing, operations, manufacturing and project management. In these capacities Sætre was involved in numerous negotiations and has been responsible for the acquisition of licensed technologies. Sætre is qualified engineer and has extensive industry network and a deep industry knowledge.
Odd Arild Nielsen, employee representative
Odd Arild Nielsen has been employed in the mechanical industry at Kaldnes since 1981 and has experienced several changes in company ownership. He is today employed in Agility Subsea Fabrication as warehouseman in Tønsberg.
Arve Rørholt, employee representative
Arve Rørholt acts as HSE inspector at Agility Subsea Fabrications facility at Røra, Skien. He is also heading the union “FLT” (Forbundet for Ledelse og Teknikk). Arve has been employed in the company since 1989.
Magne M. Oksholen, employee representative
Magne Mjøvler Oksholen works as å skilled plate fitter and trade union leader at Agility Subsea Fabrication at Røra. He has been with Agility Subsea Fabrication since 1991. Magne Oksholen has previously been both deputy and employee representative of the board.
Arne Magnus Rise, observer
Arne Magne Rise is Partner industry in HitecVision. He has been with HitecVision since 2008. He was formerly a Senior Associate Director of Arkwright where he worked since 2000, working primary with Energy Services, Process and Private Equity Industries. He has experience in strategy, commercial due diligence, corporate finance, performance improvement and restructuring. Rise hold an M.Sc. degree from the Norwegian school of Economic and Business Administration. He has also studied Philosophy and law at The University of Bergen.