Akastor ASA: Paal E. Johnsen joins the management team in Akastor

April 8, 2015 - Paal E. Johnsen will take the position as Investment Director in Akastor, and will be a part of the company's executive management team. Johnsen comes from a position in DNB Markets, and has extensive experience at management and board level in various companies in industry and finance, including Carnegie ASA and Alden AS.
"Paal has a track record and experience that will be a very valuable addition to Akastors' management team." says Akastors' Chief Executive Officer Frank O. Reite. "I am confident that Paal will play a critical role in developing the many opportunities we see in Akastors' portfolio of investments going forward. I am very happy that he has agreed to take this important position in Akastor. "

Johnsen will be based in Oslo, and he will start in his position on July 1 2015 at the latest. He will report to the CEO as a member of the executive management team.
For further information, please contact:
Tore D. Langballe
Head of Communications & Investor Relations
Mob: +47 907 77 841

Akastor ASA is an oilfield services investment company with a flexible mandate for long-term value creation. The company exercises active ownership combining a range of strategic, operational and financial measures to develop and unlock the full value potential of its portfolio of companies. Akastor ASA employs approximately 7,400 people.
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Source: Akastor ASA via Globenewswire