Board and management

Scana’s headquarters in Stavanger, Norway consist mainly of senior management, investment management, as well as finance and accounts functions.

Board

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Dag Schjerven

Chairman of the board

Dag Schjerven (b.1954) has more than 30 years of international CEO experience from three global companies; Dyno Industrier, VingCard and Wilhelmsen Maritime Services. Schjerven has retired from executive positions and work today as an advisor and holds directorships in various companies within field of experience, mainly as chairman.

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Espen S. Berge

Board member

Espen S. Berge (b. 1979) has more than 20 years of experience in the capital market and financial consulting. Berge has broad board experience from various board positions in several industries, including significant experience in corporate restructuring. Today, Berge is working for the investment company Camar, where Berge is main responsible for financial investments. He has work experience from several companies, such as First Securities and Ernst Young.

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Marianne Lie

Board member

Marianne Lie (b. 1962) has extensive management experience, particularly from the maritime and energy sectors. Lie has served as the CEO of the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association, and currently serves as a board member for several large companies in different industries. Lie’s academic background is within law and political science, and she is currently running her own consultancy firm.

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Joachim I. Modahl

Board member

Joachim I. Modahl (b. 1984) has more than 15 years of experience within finance and management. He has broad experience from mergers and acquisition processes, as well as experience from various board positions, mainly focusing on the oil and gas segment. Joachim has worked for Camar since 2018, focusing on strategic investments through the company Camar Invest. Previous work experience from companies such as HitecVision, Stifel, Nicolaus & Co.

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Margaret Hystad

Board member

Margaret Hystad (b. 1969) has extensive experience in management and business development, including maritime, real estate development and asset management. She has extensive experience from board work in several major companies – within energy (Gassco, Haugaland Kraft), finance and health and other. Hystad is economist with specialization from BI within strategy and change management, and currently runs her own investment group, Karmsund Kapital AS.

Management

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Styrk Bekkenes

CEO (Managment)

Styrk Bekkenes (b. 1974) has long experience in the maritime industry. Bekkenes is educated as an industrial mechanic, and has gained extensive experience as an entrepreneur and leader of global organizations, such as Palfinger Marine, Harding and Noreq. He was among other things the key driver when Noreq joined forces with Umoe Schat-Harding in 2014 and formed Harding, one of the world’s largest suppliers of marine life-saving equipment. As CEO of Harding, he also promoted the sale of the company to the Austrian industrial giant Palfinger in 2016, and then took up the position of Palfinger Marine Safety management until 2017. Bekkenes joined Scana in March 2019.

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Torvald Ulland Reiestad

CFO

Torvald Ulland Reiestad (f.1980) holds a master of science in finance and is also a certified public accountant. Reiestad has a solid banking background, after many years in Sparebanken Vest.
Reiestad has led refinancing and sales processes on behalf of banks, investors and advisers. Primarily in oil service, offshore, shipping and real estate. In addition, Torvald has led international and national audit and transaction processes. Reiestad has extensive experience from board work for, among others, PwC, Dekk1, Sorbwater, Seahawk and itslearning.