Management Team

inApril´s  management team is made up of seasoned individuals who now seek to define inApril AS as a company delivering the most innovative and efficient seabed seismic solutions.

Vidar Hovland

Vidar Hovland

Chief Executive Officer

Seasoned seismic industry veteran with over 30 years senior management and operational experience. Last positions with PGS as President of Marine Acquisition with overall responsibility for the worlds most advanced and efficient seismic vessel fleet and as Senior Vice President with responsibility for special projects. Previously he was Managing Director for Fugro-Geoteams seismic business and held various management positions in the build up of Fugro-Geoteams seismic and ROV business areas.

Ronny Bøhn

Ronny Bøhn

Chief Operating Officer

Seismic industry veteran with over 15 years management, operational and sales experience. Most recently as Vice President of Marine Operations in CGG, responsible for CGG Marine’s Global Operations and QHSE. Prior to CGG acquiring Fugro’s Geoscience Division in February 2013, Bøhn was part of the management team in Fugro-Geoteam from 2008, holding positions with QHSE/Operations, Sales & Marketing, General Management and P&L responsibilities.

Odd Erik Rudshaug

Odd Erik Rudshaug

Chief Financial Officer

Odd Erik joined InApril in February 2015, as CFO. He has 28 years experience from the shipping and offshore industry, 20 of these within the seismic sector. He has been Group Chief Accountant and Financial Controller in PGS, co-founder and CFO in Reservoir Exploration Technology ASA, and recently co-founder and CFO in Seafloor Geophysical Solutions AS.

Robert Basili

Robert Basili

Vice President Commercial Development

Basili is American citizen and has worked in Norway since 1997, primarily in management consulting, business development and communication. Basili´s industry reach is broad, with engagements in finance, shipping, offshore and media. He brings together a keen take on a companies situation and ambitions with a deep understanding of digital media and strategy.

Terje Sparengen

Terje Sparengen

Senior Manager Hardware

With more than 20 years of experience in all aspects of complex electronic product development as well as an unparallelled proficiency in power optimization, Terje is instrumental in delivering on our strategic and system goals. Terje comes to us as Management for Hire from ElregAS.

Helen Elisabeth Christensen

Helen Elisabeth Christensen

Supply Chain Manager

Over 18 years procurement and training experience from the Marine Seismic industry. With Fugro Geoteam she held overall responsibility for purchasing, asset management and logistics of seismic equipment for vessels worldwide. In addition she was responsible for supplier analysis, negotiation, and frame agreements with key seisimic equipment suppliers. Her most recent position was Training manager for CGG.

Oistein Aanensen

Oistein Aanensen

Senior Manager, Software and Firmware

After receiving his Masters Degree in Petroleum Geophysics, majoring in seismic data acquisition, Oistein has spent the past 17 years designing, developing, and managing advanced data acquisition software. Oistein´s first job was onboard processing for Western Geco. He then developed nodal systems for Seabed Geophysical. Most recently Oistein has been with Profocus Systems working with most seismic contractors in addition to developing and designing two recording systems from scratch for PRM optical sensors systems.