Sturla Magnus has been appointed new executive vice president (EVP) for Structural Solutions and responsible for Kvaerner's yard at Verdal. He will start in his new position April 1, 2017, at the latest.
Previous EVP of Structural Solutions, Sverre Myklebust stepped down as EVP for Structural Solutions at year end 2016. Ole Petter Bjartnes will be interim responsible for the product area until Magnus takes up the position.
Magnus is Norwegian and holds a MSc in Civil Engineering from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. He comes from the position as Regional Business stream Director in Skanska Norway. From 2011 to 2014 Magnus was Project Director & Branch Manager for the Kashagan Hook-up project responsible for all Kvaerner activities and personnel in Kazakhstan. Sturla Magnus has almost 20 years of experience from large construction projects and corporate management in the international oil and gas and civil construction industry in Skanska, Aker Solutions, Kvaerner, Aker Marine Contractors and AF Gruppen.