DNV GL’s Oil & Gas business segment appoints new CEO


DNV GL’s Oil & Gas business segment in Oslo, Norway, has appointed Elisabeth Tørstad as its new CEO.

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 the Americas and Sub-Saharan Africa.

In previous management positions, she was the director of operations for cleaner energy and utilities, department head for pipelines and materials technology, and department head for deepwater technology and technology qualification.

DNV GL provides classification and technical assurance, along with software and independent advisory services, to the maritime, oil and gas, and energy industries. The company also provides certification services to customers across a wide range of industries.

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