Bjørn Angeltveit appointed new CEO

The Board of Directors has appointed Bjørn Angeltveit as the company's new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Angeltveit has been Commercial Director of WellConnection the last years.

"I am very pleased with the confidence the Board of Directors has shown me. I look forward to contribute further in the development of WellConnection together with all my great colleagues", says Angeltveit.

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.

He is now the Chief Executive Officer of WellConnection, responsible for all the Group’s operations across Norway and the UK.

Rune Haddeland is leaving WellConnection after 6 years as CEO. He will join the biotech company, MicroA from the 1st of September. We wish to thank Rune for his hard work and dedication throughout these past 6 years.