Harald Norvik

Harald Norvik

After receiving his Master of Science Degree in Business from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, Harald Norvik worked at the Institute of Technology before serving as Personal Secretary to the Prime Minister of Norway (1976-79) and also as State Secretary at the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (1979-81).

From 1981 to 1988 he was CFO at Aker Group (leading global oil services company) and from 1986 to 1988 he was CEO of Astrup Høyer and Member of the Executive Board of the Aker Group.

Mr Norvik was appointed CEO and President of Statoil in 1988 and he left the company in 1999.

Board Mandates

Harald Norvik is an independent Advisor and Consultant.

He is Chairman of the Board of Imatis and of Energynest and a member of the board of Arundo.  He is also a Member of the Board of Directors of ConocoPhillips Inc, and Member of the Board of Umoe Group.

Mr Norvik is an Advisor to Rothschild.

He has been Chairman of SAS (Scandinavian Airline Systems) and the Oslo Stock Exchange and was Chairman at Telenor from 2007 to May 2012. He has also been Chairman of Aschehoug (publishing company), and of TV2 (commercial TV company), as well as Deputy Chairman of PGS (Petroleum Geo Services).

He was Chairman of the Supervisory Committee of DNB from 1986 to 2003 and was Chairman of the Board of DeepOcean Group (subsea services company) until recently.

Mr Norvik was a Director of Orkla (Norway’s leading supplier of branded consumer goods and concept company) and a board member of AGR Group (Oil Service Provider).

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