PARIS--()--On October 23, 2012, Mrs. Alexandra Bech Gjørv was appointed member of the Board of Directors of Technip (Paris:TEC), replacing Daniel Lebègue.
M. Pascal Colombani was appointed Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.
Mrs. Bech Gjørv is also a member of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.
In addition, following the Ethics & Governance Committee’s proposal, the Board of Directors appointed Gérard Hauser as the Company’s Senior Independent Director for a two-year term.
Alexandra Bech Gjørv is a partner in the law firm Hjort (Norway) and also chaired the public 22 July Commission on the terrorist attacks.
She began her career in law firms before joining Norsk Hydro ASA from 1993 to 2007 where she held a number of positions, including Executive Vice President HR and HSE and Senior Vice-President, New Energy. She then moved to Statoil ASA as Senior Vice-President, New Energy from 2007 until 2010 before joining Hjort in 2010.
Alexandra Bech Gjørv graduated from the University of Oslo (Norway). She also holds a diploma in legal studies from Oxford University (UK) and has studied at Suffolk Law School in Boston (USA), after which she was admitted to practice law in New York in 1993.
Technip is a world leader in project management, engineering and construction for the energy industry.
From the deepest Subsea oil & gas developments to the largest and most complex Offshore and Onshore infrastructures, our 32,000 people are constantly offering the best solutions and most innovative technologies to meet the world’s energy challenges.
Present in 48 countries, Technip has state-of-the-art industrial assets on all continents and operates a fleet of specialized vessels for pipeline installation and subsea construction.
Technip shares are listed on the NYSE Euronext Paris exchange and the USA over-the-counter (OTC) market as an American Depositary Receipt (ADR: TKPPK).