DNV GL said it has appointed Liv Hovem as the new CEO of its oil and gas business area. Starting 1 January 2018, Hovem will report to group president and CEO Remi Eriksen.
Hovem succeeds Elisabeth Tørstad, who has been appointed CEO of DNV GL’s new digital solutions business area.
DNV GL Group president and CEO Remi Eriksen said;
“I am confident that she will successfully lead our business through the current period of significant changes in the industry, working together with her colleagues in our oil and gas business area.”
Hovem has been with DNV GL since 1988, most recently as regional manager for Continental Europe, the Middle East and India in DNV GL’s Oil & Gas business. She has more than 25 years of experience in international management, technical advisory and engineering services, research and development in the oil & gas and maritime industries. She has an MSc in Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering from UC Berkeley (1990) and an MSc in Civil Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (1987).