Ex-Statoil Man joins REC
Tore Torvund (57) has been employed as Executive Vice President in the REC Group with the responsibility to lead REC Silicon’s operations. He will be a member of the REC Group Management Team reporting to REC Group President & CEO Erik Thorsen.
“I am very pleased that Tore Torvund has accepted to join REC”, says Thorsen.
Torvund has a Master of Science degree from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). He has for more than twenty years held senior executive positions in the oil and gas industry. Torvund was Executive Vice President responsible for Norsk Hydro’s Oil & Gas Division from 2000 until the merger with Statoil in October 2007. In this same period of time, he was a member of Norsk Hydro’s Corporate Executive Committee. After the merger and until October 2008, Torvund was Executive Vice President responsible for the company’s operations on the Norwegian continental shelf and a member of StatoilHydro’s Corporate Executive Committee.
“With his extensive operational experience from large, international organizations, we strongly believe that he will bring in critical know-how and competencies that are essential to accomplish REC’s strong, international growth strategy,” says REC’s President & CEO.