Rune eng (Born 1961) Group President Marine
eric wersich (Born 1963) Group President Onshore
Sverre Strandenes (Born 1956) Group President Data Processing andTechnology
mr. eng was appointed President of Marine in August 2004. Since joining PGS in 1997, he has held the position of Area Manager Scandinavia and from 2000 has served as President for the EAME region (Europe, Africa and Middle East). Prior to joining PGS, Mr. Eng held different positions in Fugro-Geoteam.This included a board position in Sevoteam, a Russian- Norwegian joint operating company involved in offshore seismic studies. Mr. Eng held a Senior Consultant position in Digital Equipment Comput- ing promoting the use of reservoir simulation in the oil industry. Mr. Eng has a Bachelor's Degree in Applied Geophysics from the University of Oslo and a Master of Science Degree from Chalmers University ofTechnol- ogy (Sweden).
mr. wersich joined Onshore in Janu- ary 2000 as Vice President of western hemisphere and was appointed President of Onshore in June 2003. Mr. Wersich worked with Western Geo- physical from 1984 to 2000, employed in various operational and manage- ment positions in North America, Latin America, Europe and the Middle East. He is a graduate of the Colorado School of Mines, where he earned a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Geophysics.
mr. Strandenes was appointed Group President, Data Processing and Technology in November, 2006. He joined PGS in 1995 from Norsk Hydro Research Centre, where he served as Department Manager of Geosciences. Since 1995 Mr. Strandenes has held various Senior Management positions within the Company, most recently as President, Marine Geophysical EAME Region. Mr. Strandenes graduated with a Master's Degree in Geophysics from the University of Bergen in 1981.
Jon erik Reinhardsen (Born 1956) President and CEO
Gottfred langseth (Born 1966) Senior Vice President and CFO
mr. Reinhardsen joined PGS in April 2008 as President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining PGS he was Vice President and Officer in Alcoa Inc responsible for developing and delivering major primary metals and refining growth opportunities for the company worldwide. In the period 1983 to 2005, he had various positions in the Aker Kværner group, among them Group Executive Vice President of Aker Kværner ASA, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President of Aker Kværner Oil & Gas AS based in Houston and Executive Vice President, Business Area respon- sible for Products andTechnology in Aker Maritime ASA. Mr. Reinhardsen was also responsible for the develop- ment of the seismic company Aker Geo ASA. Mr. Reinhardsen has a Mas- ter’s Degree in Applied Mathematics and Geophysics from the University of Bergen. He has also attended the International Executive Program at the Institute for Management Develop- ment (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland.
mr. langseth joined PGS in Novem- ber 2003 and was named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer as of January 1, 2004. He was Chief Financial Officer at the information technology company Ementor ASA from 2000 to 2003. Mr. Langseth was Senior Vice President of Finance and Control at the offshore construction company Aker Maritime ASA from 1997 to 2000. He served with Arthur Andersen Norway from 1991 to 1997, qualifying as a Norwegian state authorized Public Accountant in 1993. Mr. Langseth has a Master's Degree in Business Administration from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration.
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