Board of Directors
Tore Gjedebo (1974), Chairman
Tore Gjedebo is the majority owner of Styrbjørn, and has been managing director since 2000. He is represented on the board of all Styrbjørn major investments companies. In addition to a degree in Commerce from the university of Edinburgh, he also has experience from investment banking London.
Jon Gjedebo (1945), Executive Member
Mr. Gjedebo is the founder of Hitec Industries and Hitec Vision's predecessor, Hitec. He holds a ship’s engineer certificate and business qualifications. Jon Gjedebo has been involved in entrepreneurial ventures since 1973 when he formed Hitec. In 1985 he became its CEO and main shareholder. He built the company from humble beginnings: from an IPO in 1994 to a listed multinational oil service technology provider, before it reverted to private ownership in 2000. Mr. Gjedebo has received the distinction, “Norwegian Entrepreneur of the Year”, and was also Norway’s “Oilman of the Year” in 1997. He served on the Stavanger City Council from 1979 to 1991, and has served on a number of public bodies, including the original INTSOK committee.
Henrik Hallin (1972), Executive Member.
Mr.Hallin has a corporate finance background and has held serveal positions as Finance Manager and CFO in various companies. He joined the Stena Sphere in 2005 where he has had various senior positions. Mr. Hallin is currently CFO of Stena`s investment company Stena Adactum and Board member in Ballingslöv International, Envac AB and S-Invest AB.
Elisabeth Aarvaag (1956), Executive Member.
Mrs. Elisabeth Aarvaag is currently assigned to Total E&P HQ in Paris. Her previous experience involves operational management of Frigg late life. Before joining TOTAL she worked for 19 years at Phillips Petroleum and has experience in onshore and offshore operational management, HES and reservoir. She also has an MBA from BI - Oslo (2001)