New board member in Statkraft

27 Jun, 2013

(Oslo, 27 June 2013) Erik Haugane was elected today as a new board member in Statkraft. Haugane has a diverse background from both research, public service and the Norwegian business community. He took part in establishing the oil company Det norske (DNO), where he has also held the position as managing director. In August, he will assume the position as managing director of the state-owned business development company Siva. He is also the chair of the board in Sintef Petroleumsforskning AS. Erik Haugane was born in 1953 in Mo i Rana and lives in Trondheim.

As of 27 June 2013, the board of directors of Statkraft AS consists of:
Chair: Olav Fjell
Deputy chair: Ellen Stensrud
Director: Halvor Stenstadvold
Director: Berit Rødseth
Director: Silvija Seres
Director: Erik Haugane

In addition come the directors elected by the employees:
Director: Odd Vanvik
Director: Lena Halvari
Director: Thorbjørn Holøs

The board of Statkraft AS is identical with the board of Statkraft SF.

Statkraft is Europe's largest generator of renewable energy and is the leading power company in Norway.  The company owns, produces and develops hydropower, wind power, gas-fired power and district heating. Statkraft is a major player in European power trading and has 3600 employees in more than 20 countries.

For additional information:
Press spokesperson Knut Fjerdingstad, tel.: +97 901 86 310. e-mail:
Senior Vice President Corporate Communication Bente E. Engesland, tel.: +47 911 59 952. e-mail:


This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.