Norsk Hydro ASA announced that Trond Olaf Christophersen has been appointed executive vice president of business development. Christophersen will report to CEO Hilde Merete Aasheim and join the company’s board of directors. He will start on November 1, replacing Helena Nonka, who has decided to pursue opportunities outside of Hydro.
Mr. Christophersen previously served as Senior Vice President and Director of Aluminum and Metal Recycling. He has extensive experience gained in various roles within Hydro since joining the company in 1997. He has held key business management positions within Hydro Energy and Hydro Aluminum Metal, was Director of Karmøy Smelter and held various business, development and commercial and projects in Hydro. previous oil and gas operations.
Christophersen has a Master of Science from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and the University of Bath, UK, and an MBA from the Norwegian Business School (BI). Therese Rød Holm has been appointed Executive Vice President for Communications and Public Affairs effective October 1. Rød Holm joins the role of Senior Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs. She will continue to report to Hilde Merete Aasheim, CEO and President of Hydro, and becomes an official member of Hydro’s Corporate Board of Directors.
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