Equinor has appointed Anders Opedal as new president and CEO from November 2, 2020. Eldar Sætre will retire after six years as CEO and more than 40 years in the company.
Opedal comes from the position as Executive Vice President Technology, Projects and Drilling. He joined Equinor as petroleum engineer in 1997 and served as Chief Procurement Officer. Opedal holds a Master’s degree in Engineering from The Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTNU) and an MBA from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh.