Tore Torvund has been hired at the REC Group as executive vice president and will lead REC Silicon's operations.
Torvund has a master's degree from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. For over 20 years, he has held senior executive positions in the oil and gas industry, including serving as executive vice president responsible for Norsk Hydro's Oil & Gas Division from 2000 until the merger with Statoil in October 2007.
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.
SOURCE: REC Group