The nomination committee in Statoil recommends that the company's corporate assembly elects Rebekka Glasser Herlofsen as a new member of Statoil's board of directors.
The nomination committee in Statoil recommends that Rebekka Glasser Herlofsen is elected as new member of the board. Grace Reksten Skaugen has at an early point in time informed the nomination committee that she does not wish to stand for re-election in 2015. Reksten Skaugen has been a board member in Statoil since 2002, and has in the recent years been deputy chair of the board and chair of the board’s compensation and executive development committee.
Since 2012, Rebekka Herlofsen has been the Chief Financial Officer in the Norwegian shipping company Torvald Klaveness. She has broad financial and strategic experience from several corporations and board directorships. Herlofsen’s professional career began in the leading Nordic Investment Bank, Enskilda Securities, where she worked with corporate finance and equity analysis from 1995 to 1999. During the next ten years Herlofsen worked in the Norwegian shipping company Bergesen d.y. ASA (later BW Group). During her period with Bergesen d.y. ASA/BW Group she held leading positions within M&A, strategy and corporate planning.