HydrogenPro ASA appoints new Chief Executive Officer

Source: press release, 18 November 2022

HydrogenPro CEO, Tarjei Johansen
HydrogenPro CEO, Tarjei Johansen (photo: HydrogenPro ASA)

HydrogenPro ASA has announced that the board has appointed Tarjei Johansen as new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The interim CEO and founder of HydrogenPro Richard Espeseth will return to his former position as business developer and technology leader in the company.

“US will be HydrogenPro’s most important market in the coming years, and Tarjei brings 25 years of experience in this market. He has held executive positions in Schlumberger, Kemira and Bureau Veritas, leading several hundred employees through profitable growth. Tarjei is a merited leader known for his multifaceted strategic execution skills, drive and ability to energise organisations. We are confident that Tarjei together with the Company´s executive team and board of directors will continue the development of HydrogenPro as a leading provider of green hydrogen technology,” says Ellen Hanetho, Chair of the board of directors of HydrogenPro.

“I am excited to join HydrogenPro to promote its leading green hydrogen technology in a fast-growing energy transition market. I will work alongside my colleagues to create customer- and shareholder value every day,” says Tarjei Johansen.

Tarjei Johansen enters his new position on 1 December this year. He will move back to Norway where HydrogenPro is headquartered.