Statoil names executive vice-president

By OGJ editors

Statoil SA has appointed Lars Christian Bacher as executive vice-president, development and production international, effective Sept. 1.

Bacher succeeds Peter Mellbye, who is retiring after 30 years with the company.

Bacher joined Statoil in 1991, and has held a number of management positions including platform manager at the Norne and Statfjord fields on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. He also has served as vice-president for Gullfaks operations and later senior vice-president for the Tampen area.

Bacher led the restructuring and integration process for Development & Production Norway (DPN) following the merger with Hydro. He served as senior vice-president, operations, North Sea, within DPN.

Most recently, Bacher served as senior vice-president, Canada, Development & Production North America, a position he has held since October 2009.

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