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InflowControl announces new Chairman of the Board

InflowControl AS announces that Kjell-Erik Østdahl has been appointed as the Chairman of the Board, effective February 1, 2020.

Kjell-Erik Østdahl has had a tenure of 30 years in the oil & gas industry with 21 years at Schlumberger in a number of senior positions within operations, business development, marketing and executive management in China, Norway, UK, France and US. He was Chief Procurement Officer in Equinor in 2006 and 2007. He served as Executive Vice President, Operations, in Schlumberger from 2011 to 2013 and was senior partner at HitecVision from 2014 to 2015. Mr. Østdahl is now a professional investor and board member. Mr Østdahl serves as Chairman on the Boards of Sekal AS, Cegal AS, Cannseal AS, Archer Ltd, Earth Science Analytics AS and is a board member of Olympic Subsea ASA, Mime Petroleum AS and Seadrill Ltd. In addition, he has been a senior advisor at Blackstone investment firm from 2016.

Mr. Østdahl holds an MSc in Electrical Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).