Reading, United Kingdom - October 15, 2014, Reading, United Kingdom - BG Group, an oil and gas company, announces the appointment of Helge Lund as chief executive and as an executive director, effective March 2, 2015.
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Mr. Lund has served as CEO of Statoil, the Norwegian oil and gas company, since August 2004. Prior to Statoil, he was the CEO of Aker Kvaerner for 2 years, following the merger of Aker RGI and Kvaerner in 2002. He served in various executive roles including Chief Operating Officer of Aker RGI between 1999-2002, and Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Financial Officer of the pharmaceutical division of Hafslund Nycomed between 1993-98. ■