June 13, 2016. Tore Valderhaug and Jan Helgebostad were elected new board members at inApril´s annual general assembly on 13 June 2016.
They both were elected for a period of two years and replace John Thompson and Terje Sparengen, who have served on the board since 2014.
”We are very pleased that Tore and Jan join us as they will add solid financial, commercial and strategic perspectives to the board”, says CEO and Founder Vidar Hovland.
Tore Valderhaug has close to 20 years’ experience as finance director/CFO in the Norwegian publicly listed companies Cermaq, EDB Business Partner, ASK Proxima, Ocean Rig and Unitor. Valderhaug was CFO and head of business development in PHARMAQ AS, a leading pharmaceutical company supplying the aquaculture industry until the company was sold late 2015. He is currently also a member of the board of the publicly listed companies Nordic Semiconductor ASA, Q-Freee ASA and XXL ASA.
Jan Helgebostad holds a M.Sc in Geology/Geophysics from The Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTNU) and a MBA from BI Norwegian Business School. Helgebostad has more than 30 years’ experience from the geophysical industry and he managed for 10+ years Fugro-Geoteam’s global sales and marketing activities. His work has in addition focused on business development, strategic processes and technology development.