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Are Føllesdal Tjønn heads-up Aker Solutions’ new software unit. He hails from DNV GL. Sastry Yagnanna Kandukuri leads the new 3D printing center in Singapore. Ben Oudman is EAME oil & gas regional manager.

Michel Alain Proch is group chief digital officer with Atos. Patrick Adiba is SEVP, CEO North America operations.

Adrian Reyes has joined Atwell as senior project manager, oil & gas.

David Stroble is CFO at CAM Integrated Solutions. He hails from Talisman Energy.

Florence Verzelen has joined Dassault Systèmes as EVP. She hails from Engie.

Dennis O’Neill (W. hemisphere) and Dave Wallis (EAME) have joined Energistics as advisors.

Johan Kinck is now business development, data management specialist at ET Geo AS. He hails from Cegal.

Knut Eriksen (recently retired from Oceaneering) has joined FairfieldNodal’s board of Directors.

Halliburton and Akwa Ibom have opened Nigeria’s first oil and gas training center.

Jennifer Presley has been promoted to executive editor at Hart Energy’s E&P magazine. Rhonda Duey has retired, but will continue to contribute content as senior editor, exploration.

Geoff Wagner is EVP and chief commercial officer at Helix Energy Solutions. He hails from Atwood.

Victor Barcot is MD of Houlihan Lokey’s oil & gas E&P group. He was previously MD of Deutsche Bank’s oil & gas unit.

OPIS has named Alexandra Kern director of business development for Mexico. IHS Markit has appointed Lord Browne and Nicoletta Giadrossi as directors. Lance Uggla is now Chairman and CEO following Jerre Stead’s retirement.

Tom Wilson has joined the iLandMan sales team in Dallas.

Kadme has hired Dirk Adams as Houston-based sales rep.

Anne Siw Uberg Berge is VP MarCom with Kongsberg Maritime. Ariane Jayr is VP Sales at Kongsberg Digital Energy.

Nilesh Dayal and Senjit Sarkar lead LEK Partners’ Houston oil and gas unit.

Howard Gruenspecht has joined the MIT Energy Initiative as senior energy economist. He hails from the US DoE.

Brian Coffman is Motiva Enterprises’ president and CEO replacing Dan Romasko. He hails from Andeavor Corp.

NEN has appointed Rik van Terwisga as its MD, replacing Piet-Hein Daverveldt. He was previously with Ecorys.

Elisabeth Maråk Støle is CEO of Norce, a new merger of Uni Research, Christian Michelsen Research, the International Research Institute of Stavanger, Agderforskning and Teknova.

PG Flow Solutions has promoted Steve Paulsen to CEO. He succeeds Roy Norum who moves to EVP sales.

Armando Gomez (Halliburton) and Louis Hendriks (Global Value Web) are now PIDX country ambassadors. Gomez for Latin America and Hendricks for the EU.

RPSEA has released its Technology Roadmap, outlining the US’ oil & gas research needs for the coming decade.

Jennifer Ricklin has been named director of the CMU Software Engineering Institute software solutions division.

Anna Hardesty (Ryder Scott) is now a director of the Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers.

Brent Vyvial has been appointed Stress Engineering Services principal and lead of its midstream practice.

Teradata has named Oliver Ratzesberger, COO.

Grace Bochenek is to retire as Director of the National Energy Technology Laboratory.


Flotek reports the death of Jerry Dumas, Sr., the company’s leader and longtime executive.

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