Bård Glad Pedersen (Photo: Ole Jørgen Bratland)
Bård Glad Pedersen has been appointed vice president media relations in Statoil.
Glad Pedersen will as vice president media relations head the corporate press office and take on the role as corporate spokesperson. He succeeds Jannik Lindbæk jr, who is appointed vice president for the communication unit in Global business service.
Glad Pedersen comes from the position as state secretary (deputy minister) in the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He will join Statoil after having served his potential quarantine leaving his current position.
Bård Glad Pedersen was spokesperson for Statoil’s international activities until he was appointed state secretary in 2013.