DNV GL has named Ditlev Engel as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of its Energy business area.
Starting April 4, Engel will succeed acting CEO Elisabeth Harstad and report to the Group President and CEO Remi Eriksen, DNV GL informed.
DNV GL’s Energy business area provides testing, certification and technical advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables, power grids, storage as well as energy use.
Engel will be based at the DNV GL Energy headquarters in Arnhem, the Netherlands, and will also be a member of the Executive Committee for the DNV GL Group.
Commenting on his appointment, Ditlev Engel, said: “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.”
DNV GL is a ship and offshore classification society, and technical advisor for the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency, as well as the global oil and gas industry.