DNV GL has announced the appointment of Ditlev Engel as the new CEO of its Energy business area. Starting 4 April, Mr Engel will succeed acting CEO Elisabeth Harstad and report to the Group President & CEO Remi Eriksen.
Ditlev Engel will join DNV GL as CEO of the group’s Energy business area, and will be based at the DNV GL - Energy headquarters in Arnhem, The Netherlands.
DNV GL Group President & CEO Remi Eriksen, commented: “I am very pleased to announce that Ditlev Engel has accepted the position as CEO of our Energy business area. He has extensive knowledge of the global energy industry, which will allow him to continue to develop our value proposition and services to our customers. In addition to his extensive experience building global businesses, he also brings impressive international leadership competence. I am confident that he will grow our business in wind and solar energy, transmission and distribution systems, and energy efficiency, while reinforcing our leadership position in independent testing of power system components, together with his 2500 new colleagues in our Energy business area.”
Ditlev Engel, stated: “I am delighted to join DNV GL and look forward to leading the Energy business in its next phase of development. A key success factor will be to focus on helping customers effectively address the trilemma of affordable, accessible and sustainable energy in an increasingly complex and changing market. Impressed by DNV GL’s global presence, purpose and values, I look forward to converting DNV GL’s new strategy 2016-2020 into actions together with my new colleagues. Being part of an exciting and competitive global industry, we must collaborate closely together with customers and partners to capture the opportunities embedded in change – from market and regulatory developments to new technologies, digitalisation and innovation.”
Edited from press release by Angharad Lock
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