Jon André Løkke
Jon André Løkke was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NEL ASA effective 4 January 2016. Mr. Løkke comes from the position as CEO of Norsk Titanium AS, developing and industrializing 3D printing technology for the production of titanium components for the aerospace and other industries. He has ten years’ experience from the REC Group, including positions as senior vice president in REC Wafer, investor relations officer in REC ASA and CFO in REC ASA. Mr Løkke has also worked for the ABB Group and holds an International MBA degree from Glasgow University and a Bachelor degree in business and economics from Southampton University.
Anders Søreng joined NEL from May 2016. He has previously served as Senior Vice President in REC Solar, where he held various management positions since 2008. He has recently worked as SVP & CTO of Norsk Titanium and holds a PhD from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).
Bent Skisaker was appointed CFO effective 1 September 2016. Skisaker comes from a position as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Eureka Pumps and has more than ten years experience as CFO in various companies in the Aker Group. Bent has also served eight years as an auditor and financial advisor at Ernst & Young/Arthur Andersen. Skisaker holds a Master in Accounting and Auditing from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), a B.A. of Business Organisation from Heriot-Watt University, and is qualified as a State Authorised Public Accountant in Norway
Bjørn Simonsen joined Nel ASA in 2014. He has experience from the hydrogen sector since 2008, and began as a research engineer at Institute for Energy Technology (IFE), followed by key positions including heading up the HyNor-project, The Norwegian Hydrogen Council, and Norwegian Hydrogen Association. He holds a MSc in Energy and Environmental Science and Process Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology(NTNU).
David T. Bow
David Bow was appointed SVP Sales and marketing and joined Nel ASA in August 2017. Prior to Nel he worked at Proton OnSite from 2014, where he held the title Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. He held the position as Senior Vice President of Global Commercial Development in Cosa+Xenatu Corporation.
Mr.Bow holds an Executive Finance-Executive Master of Business Administration program form Kellogg
School of Management, Northwestern University, Chicago.
Jørn Rosenlund was appointed Manager of NEL Hydrogen Fueling as of June 2016. Previously he held the a position as COO in H2 Logic. He has a background of 15 years in senior management positions on operations and supply chain management in EagleBurgmann (2013-2015) and Danfoss (2000-2013) with several years working in Denmark USA, Canada and Germany.
Raluca Leordeanu joined NEL ASA as Head of Business Development effective August 2018. She previously held various leadership positions, including VP Corporate Strategy and Planning at Norsk Titanium AS, a startup in Titanium 3D printing for Aerospace. She has an international experience from McKinsey&Co, where she worked mainly on Renewables and Strategy advising companies on four continents. Mrs Leordeanu holds a Master of European Business Law from Lund University.
Hans H. Hide
Hans H.Hide joined Nel in March 2019. Mr. Hide has since 2012 held management positions in some of Kvaerner's largest projects within the oil and gas sector. He has previously served as Project Portfolio Manager ALSTOM, and as Vice president Projects in REC, where he also held several management positions in the projects covering REC's expansion program within Solar and Silicon.
Stein Ove Erdal
Stein Ove Erdal joined Nel ASA as Vice President Legal and General Counsel in May 2019. Erdal comes from a position as an Associate General Counsel in Nexans Norway AS where he worked for nine years with complex offshore EPCI and EPC projects. He also has experience from working as a lawyer in the oil and gas division of Arntzen de Besche, as a deputy judge and as a defence counsel. Erdal holds a Cand. Jur. (Qualifying law degree) from the University of Oslo