Aksel O. Hillestad as new chairman of the board

23. Feb 2022

H2Carrier AS is pleased to announce that Aksel O. Hillestad has taken the position as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Aksel brings tremendous experience from work as a lawyer both domestically and internationally and complements the strong energy and renewable skills and competence represented by his colleagues in the board. For H2Carrier the appointment of Aksel as Chairman of the board of directors is an important step in strengthening the board and organisation ahead of the planned upscaling of our activities.

Aksel is a lawyer and a former partner in Arntzen de Besche lawfirm, where his main practice was general business law and insolvency. He was admitted to the supreme court in 1994. From 2012 he acted for some years as CJO of Nortura SA, Norway’s largest meat producer. In his younger days, Aksel practiced at the law firms of Sherrill & Pace, Wichita Falls, Texas, and Baker Botts in Houston, Texas. Aksel has extensive experience as board member, among them in Elkjøp ASA and Fred Olsen Energy ASA (later Dolphin Drilling ASA). Aksel lectured for many years insolvency topics at Oslo University (law school) and in other forums.

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