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The Board of Sekal AS is pleased to announce the appointment of Morten Kelstrup as the new Chief Executive Officer of Sekal effective from 1st of September 2023.

Sep 2023

Mr. Kelstrup has deep and comprehensive expertise within the oil and gas industry. His insights include diverse roles held in leadership positions at Maersk Drilling and Maersk Oil. Over the course of his professional journey, he has held responsibilities in commercial endeavors, strategy development and execution, and operational management across various roles, including executive and board roles. Morten worked previously as Chief Operating Officer in Maersk Drilling.

He holds a Master of Science degree (MSc) in Economics and Business Admin from the Aarhus University in Denmark and holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Chicago.

“The Board is very happy to have signed up Morten as the new CEO of Sekal. Morten brings deep understanding of the drilling process both from an E&P and a Drilling Contractor point of view. He is also an experienced and recognized leader,” says Chair of the Board in Sekal, Kjell-Erik Østdahl.

“Stepping into the role of CEO at Sekal is a tremendous privilege, and I am eager to lead our remarkable organization to new heights. Sekal is built on a rich history of innovation and a steadfast commitment to delivering exceptional products and services to our customers, making their operations safer and more efficient whilst reducing their overall footprint. This is a fantastic platform for further growth in Norway and, importantly, across our global industry. Onwards and Upwards,” says Morten Kelstrup.

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