Rolf M. Leknes has asked to be relieved from his position as CEO of DeepWell AS. He has served as Chairman of the Board since 2015 and CEO since 2016. His leadership has been instrumental for the growth and strategic positioning throughout these years.
“DeepWell has secured an important strategic position as one of the leading well intervention companies on the Norwegian shelf. The company has a dedicated and great team that has delivered consistently safe and high-quality services in a period with increased activity and complexity. I wish the team and the new CEO all the best in the continuation of building the company further” says Rolf.
We hereby thank Rolf for his great efforts and wish him all the best in his pursuit for new opportunities
Jørgen Arnesen will, as of 1 May 2019, assume the role as new CEO in DeepWell AS.
Jørgen has more than 25 years’ experience working world wide within the Oil & Gas industry, in building up and management of drilling and oil service companies. His latest position was CEO of COSL Drilling Europe AS and has previously held managerial positions in companies like Awilco Offshore Semi, Stena Drilling, Odfjell Drilling and Odfjell Well Services. He is educated as Petroleum engineer (BSc), Electrical engineer (BSc) and Diploma economist (BBa).
” I very much look forward to be part of the DeepWell-team and to work closely with the employees, customers and business partners in growing the company further” says Jørgen. He also stresses the importance embedded in the stated values of the company.
We welcome Jørgen and look forward to working him!
Stig Arne Nordli Andersen (CFO) has resumed the position as acting CEO in the interim period.