Management team

Rune Haddeland - Chief Executive Officer (CEO), WellConnection

 
Rune has gained broad experience from various management roles within the oil and gas industry. He joined Roxar in 1997 where he held numerous positions within sales and business development, before he began his management career in 2000. He joined TDW Offshore Services AS in 2008 as their General Manager and was the CEO of Quickflange AS between 2011 and 2015.
 
Rune holds a Master’s degree in Information Technology from the University of Stavanger.
 
He is Chief Executive Officer of WellConnection, responsible for all the Group’s operations across Norway and the UK.

Tormod Østhus – Chief Financial Officer (CFO), WellConnection

 
Tormod joined WellConnection in March 2019 as Chief Financial Officer . Prior to this he served as the CFO of Scan Tech AS from 2015.  During his 10 years in the industry, he has held various financial leadership roles with the offshore drilling contractor Seadrill Ltd, including Finance Director for the subsidiary North Atlantic Drilling from 2012-2015 and has also gained broad experience within M&A, stock exchange listings, other capital market transactions as well as financial reporting and controlling.
 
Tormod holds an MSc in Accounting and Auditing from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH). He is a State Authorised Public Accountant and started his career as an auditor for PwC.

Bjørn Angeltveit – Commercial Director, WellConnection

 
Bjørn, who has gathered more than 25 years’ experience in drilling within the oil and gas sector, joined WellConnection in May 2019. Throughout his career he has held numerous positions in management, sales and business development working in Asia as well as Aberdeen and Stavanger, latterly as VP Business Development at COSL Drilling Europe AS. He is a former CEO of the IOT Group and held various management positions in Odfjell Drilling.
 
Bjørn holds a Master’s degree in Materials Technology for the University of Stavanger.
 
As Commercial Director of WellConnection he focusses on sales and business development and improving growth across the group in Europe and beyond.

Henrik Meland Madsen – Managing Director, WellConnection Mongstad

 
Henrik was appointed Managing Director of WellConnection Mongstad in spring 2017. He has worked in the oil and gas industry since 2001, with Framo Engineering/One Subsea and Siemens Subsea where he held various managerial positions within Projects, Testing, Technology Development, Sales and Business Development.
 
He holds a degree in Sivilingeniør (Master of Science) from NTNU the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Marine Engineering. As part of this study, he spent one year at ESIM in France.
 
Henrik is responsible for WellConnection’s TTS operations in Mongstad and Projects/Subsea operations across three geographical locations – Stavanger, Mongstad and Hammerfest.

Frode Køningsberg - Managing Director, WellConnection Incon

 
Frode joined InCon AS in May, 1996 as trainee inspector. From 1998 until 2003 he held the position of Inspection Supervisor Drillpipe/BHA, moving to the role of Inspection Manager from 2003 to 2007. In 2007, Frode was appointed as Chief Operating Officer of WellConnection, a position he held until 2016, when he became Managing Director. He has undertaken technical education and training within Mechanical, Welding and Construction.
 
Frode is responsible for WellConnection’s TTS operations in Stavanger and Hammerfest.

Arild Myrland – Managing Director, WellConnection Chemtech

 
Arild has more than 20 years’ experience within high pressure cleaning and began managing Chemtech AS in 1998 until it was acquired by WellConnection in 2016, when he was appointed as Managing Director. Arild is responsible for WellConnection’s Norm/Hydroclean operations in three locations – Stavanger, Mongstad and Hammerfest – and has been instrumental in developing the company into the leading hydrocleaning provider in Norway. 
 
Arild was also one of the founders of the company Norm Management AS, a consultancy company within NORM/LSA.

Stein Bergo - Director Business Development, WellConnection InCon

 
Stein began his career in the oil industry with Drillco Inspection (Smith International) in 1982.
 
In 1988 he was one of the founders of InCon AS which later became part of WellConnection and he  managed the company until 2016.
 
WellConnection has become one of the leading oilfield inspection companies in the North Sea with a blue chip client list including most of the major oil, rig and service companies in Norway.

Glynn Geddie – Chief Executive Officer, WellConnection IOS

 
Glynn established IOS in 2014 and was Managing Director until February 2019 when the company was acquired by WellConnection. He began his career in inspection where he gained nine years’ experience working in inspection of Oil Country Tubular Goods before moving into sales for Apex Tubulars.
 
Glynn is responsible for all WellConnection’s TTS, Norm/Hydroclean and Projects/Subsea operations in Peterhead, Scotland, in the UK.

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