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Aker Solutions appoints Hallvard Norum as Head of Media and Channels

Aker Solutions appoints Hallvard Norum as Head of Media and Channels


Hallvard Norum has been appointed Head of Media and Channels at Aker Solutions. Norum comes from a position as climate and economics journalist at the Norwegian Broadcasting Company (NRK).

“It will be exciting to work in a company that is so close to some of the biggest challenges of our time, namely energy security and the energy transition. Aker Solutions is innovative and skilled, and I am looking forward to getting to know my new colleagues better,” says Norum.

As Head of Media and Channels, Hallvard Norum (45) will work with communications through Aker Solutions' official channels, press work and internal communication. He will report to Senior Vice President Communications Kari Ertresvåg.

“Aker Solutions has set itself the ambitious goal of making renewables and energy transitional solutions our largest business by 2030. Hallvard has a journalist solid background as an economics and climate journalist, and I’m looking forward to working with him on strengthening Aker Solutions’ position as a leading services supplier to the global energy industry,” says Kari Ertresvåg.

“We have a record-high order intake and an ongoing recruitment drive to deliver on the strong growth. Good internal and external communication is important to both retain and attract the best people, and we are now strengthening our communications team with Hallvard Norum,” says Ertresvåg.

Solid background from the Norwegian Broadcasting Company

Hallvard is a Norwegian national with a broad journalism background, including more than a decade with NRK. He holds a master's degree in economics from the University of Oslo and a college degree in journalism.

“Aker Solutions is a large supplier within oil and gas and is simultaneously growing rapidly in projects related to offshore wind power, carbon capture and storage. A key part of my job will be to tell the stories of the total capabilities of the company,” says Norum.

Hallvard Norum will take up his position in mid-March 2023

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Published: 19-01-2023

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