inApril announces two new board members

inApril is pleased to announce the appoint of two new independent board members. Paal Johnsen and Jørn Christiansen have joined the company’s board of directors effective May 29, 2019.

Commenting on the appointments, inAprils CEO, Vidar Hovland, stated: “We are pleased to welcome Paal and Jørn to our board.  They will bring invaluable additional financial and Multi-client geophysical expertise to inApril, as we transform and grow our business to become one of the leading players in Ocean Bottom Seismic.

Paal Johnsen is currently the Investment Director at Akastor ASA and holds an MBA degree from Norwegian School of Economics (“NHH”). He joined Akastor as Group Executive Vice President in May 2015, and has extensive experience at management and board level in various companies in industry and finance, including Carnegie ASA and Alden AS. He is currently also chairman of the board in AKOFS Offshore and Step Oiltools, and board member in Mybank ASA, Fjords Processing and Avium Subsea.

Jørn Christiansen holds a degree as Dipl. Geophysicist from TU Clausthal, Germany. He has 39 years industry experience in applied geophysics from oil company, O&G service industry and mineral prospecting business. He is also board member in various companies. Since 2017 he has served as independent consultant with special focus on Multi Client business development and geophysical technology development.