Aker BP reshuffles finance positions

Jan 21, 2019
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Aker BP announced a reshuffle of some financial positions, which will see a new investment director, CFO and director.

Current CFO of Aker BP, Alexander Krane will now become the investment director, while David Torvik Tønne, the current VP Corporate Controlling, will become the new CFO, the company said in a statement.

Meanwhile, Lene Landøy, the current VP Strategy, Portfolio and Analysis, will become director.  The organisational changes will take place with effect from February 1 2019.

“Alexander has been fundamental in building Aker BP as we see it today,” CEO Karl Johnny Hersvik said. “I’ve been working closely with Alexander since 2014. His efforts, abilities and enormous capacity has been invaluable to me. At the same time, I am proud that we have excellent internal candidates who can take over the responsibility. I know both Lene and David well, and I am sure they will be a strong team,” he added.

Tønne (born 1985) has been with the company since January 2017. He holds a master’s degree in finance from NHH Norwegian School of Economics. Prior to Aker BP, he worked for seven years in The Boston Consulting Group’s Oil and Gas team.

Landøy (born 1979) has been with the company since January 2017. She has a master’s degree in finance, from NHH Norwegian School of Economics / University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). She also holds a master’s degree in international finance from the Skema Business School in France. Prior to joining Aker BP, she led Equinor’s business development unit on the Norwegian shelf.

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