Tørstad named as CEO of DNV GL - Oil & Gas
OSLO, Norway -- Elisabeth Tørstad has been appointed CEO of DNV GL - Oil & Gas. She took on the role from January 2014, operating from the company’s oil and gas headquarter’s in Oslo.
Tørstad has significant industry and management experience at legacy DNV, and comes from the role of Chief Technology Officer for DNV GL and prior to that as COO for DNV’s maritime and oil and gas operations in division Americas and Sub-Saharan Africa.
In previous management positions she was the Director of Operations for Cleaner Energy and Utilities, Head of Department for Pipelines and Materials Technology, Head of Department for Deepwater Technology and Technology Qualification. She is succeeding Pekka Paasivaara, who decided to leave the company for personal reasons.