Norway, Borre, 19. March 2021, Gen2 Energy, a Norwegian company dedicated to developing, building, owning and operating an integrated value chain for green hydrogen, today announced that Mr. Oscar Spieler agreed to become Chairman of the board at the company.
“Mr. Spieler brings extensive experience from several management and board positions in listed and unlisted companies, and will be a valuable asset in Gen2 Energy as we are building a large-scale international green hydrogen company” said Chief Executive Officer Jonas Meyer.
Gen2 Energy also welcomes three new board members: Thorleif Enger, Ann-Christin Andersen and Pål Skjeggestad to the Board of Directors.
“We are extremely pleased with our new board of directors” said Mr. Meyer. “The board is not only widely recognized for their expertise in building successful industries, but they also complement each other to cover all the important aspect of production and distribution of green hydrogen”
A short introduction of the new Board of directors:
Mr. Oscar Spieler was previously CEO of Golar LNG, and has experience as CEO of Sea Production and Frontline Management. Mr Spieler has board experience from Jasper Investments, Archer and North Atlantic Drilling. Mr. Spieler is a MSc in Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science & Technology.
Dr. Thorleif Enger was CEO of Yara International. Dr. Enger was the EVP of Hydro Oil and Gas before taking over the responsibility for Hydro Agri, which was demerged to create Yara in 2004. Dr. Enger has been president of the International Fertilizer Industry Association, and has been a chairman or non-executive director of several boards, including Telenor, Spring Energy, HitecVision, FMC Technologies and Marine Harvest and several others. Dr. Enger is educated at the University of Colorado where he earned his PhD in Structural Engineering.
Ms. Ann-Christin Andersen is an executive with more than 30 years’ experience from the oil&gas industry. She has been Chief Digital Officer, Managing Director, and held SVP/Vice President roles for Projects and Products. She has served as chair and non-executive director of several boards the last decades, and holds board positions in Quantafuel, Maersk Drilling, Rotork and Glitre Energi. Ann-Christin has a Bachelor degree with 1st Class Honors in Offshore Electrical Engineering from Heriot Watt University, UK and an Executive MBA with Honors at IMD University in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Mr Pål Skjæggestad comes from a position as Chief Executive Officer at Glitre Energi. He has more than 25 years of experience in the hydropower industry, with extensive experience in M&A and business development within the sector. Mr Skjæggestad holds a MSc in mechanical engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.