Remi Eriksen appointed new CEO of DNV

Posted on Jun 4, 2015 | Comments Off on Remi Eriksen appointed new CEO of DNV

Remi Eriksen

Remi Eriksen, new CEO of the Stiftelse Det Norske Veritas.

The Board of Directors of DNV has appointed Remi Eriksen as the new CEO of Stiftelsen Det Norske Veritas (DNV). He is succeeding Henrik O. Madsen, who is retiring on 1 August 2015. This also includes the position as President and CEO of the DNV GL group. 

Due to the planned retirement of the current CEO Henrik O. Madsen, candidates from many countries, both inside and outside of the organization, and both men and women, have been reviewed in the process leading up to Mr. Eriksen’s appointment.

Leif-Arne Langøy, Chairman of the Board of DNV says; “On behalf of the Board, I am very pleased to announce that Remi Eriksen has accepted the position as DNV’s CEO. Eriksen has a solid track-record in leading positions within the DNV group for two decades. He has gained extensive international experience in the oil & gas, maritime, and renewable energy industries, and has led group operations in Asia, Europe and the Americas. His success in these positions led him to his current role as DNV GL Group Chief Operating Officer. In addition to his strong performance in managing the integration of DNV and GL, Eriksen has deep knowledge of our core markets and key industry technologies. Not least, he has displayed an acknowledged ability to foresee industry challenges and drive responsive solutions.”

“I am also glad that after a thorough executive search and selection process, the best candidate was found among our own people. This will ensure the continuity of the company’s values, culture and strategic direction. I really look forward to working with Remi Eriksen in the next phase of the development of the DNV group of companies,” says Langøy.

Remi Eriksen says, “I am very humbled and thankful for the opportunity to lead this company where I have worked for the past 22 years.”

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