People: Petroleum Geo Services ASA (PGS.OL)
Mr. Rune Olav Pedersen has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer at Petroleum Geo-Services ASA effective as of September 1, 2017. He has previously been Executive Vice President and General Counsel at the Company. Mr. Pedersen joined PGS in October 2010 as General Counsel. In September 2014 he also became responsible for Group Communication, Strategic Customer Relations and Marketing, and his responsibilities were further expanded in September 2015 to include Corporate Development. Prior to joining PGS, Mr. Pedersen was, for more than four years, a partner in the law firm Arntzen de Besche and previous to that Lawyer and Associate in the same firm. He started his career as a Junior Research Fellow at the University of Oslo, and has also served as a Deputy Judge in a District Court of Norway. Mr. Pedersen is a non-executive Director of Azimuth Ltd, and deputy non-executive Director of the Norwegian Shipowners’ Mutual War Risk Insurance Association. Mr. Pedersen earned his Law Degree from the University of Oslo, and enhanced his expertise within European competition law with a post graduate diploma from Kings College London. In 2014 Mr. Pedersen earned an Executive MBA from London Business School.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||487,492|
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|Fiscal Year Total, USD||487,492|