New executive vice presidents in Statkraft

07.01.2005 08.00 | pressrelease

(Oslo, 7 January 2005) Statkraft has today appointed two new executive vice presidents. Eli Skrøvset is to be the new executive vice president responsible for finance (CFO), while Stein Dale will be the executive vice president responsible for strategy and M & A. They will take up their appointments by 1 April in connection with the fact that the current CFO, Christian Rynning-Tønnesen, is to take up an equivalent appointment with Norske Skog.

Eli Skrøvset (39) is from Melhus in the Norwegian county of Trøndelag. She has worked for Statkraft since 1992 and is currently the Group's senior vice president of finance. She has a Masters degree in business economics from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration and has previously worked for the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (1990-1992).

Stein Dale (42) is from Bærum, outside Oslo, and has a Masters degree in business economics from the Norwegian School of Management. He was appointed Statkraft's senior vice president of strategy and M & A in January 2002. Prior to this, he held leading positions in Tandberg and Telia, among others, in the fields of business development and operational business management.

Statkraft wishes to be a leading European company in the field of environment-friendly energy. Based on more than 100 years of knowledge and investments, the Group is well equipped for further growth and development - and has a clearly stated desire to create lasting value. Statkraft stands for sustainable development in both an environmental and a financial sense. The Group generates a total of 42 TWh per annum, making it the third-largest producer of electricity in the Nordic region and the second-largest producer of renewable energy in Europe. The Group has approximately 2,000 employees, including those in Skagerak Energi and Trondheim Energiverk. Statkraft also has ownership shares in BKK, Agder Energi and Fjordkraft, which are Norwegian power companies, and in Sweden's Sydkraft.