Management

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    Kjell Hollen
    CEO
    Kjell is MSc (1991) in Materials Technology from NTNU. He has more than 20 years experience from the oil and gas industry.
     
    He has held several positions in the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD), Statoil and 7 years as V.P Cranes and Lifting Equipment in National Oilwell Varco. He has for the last years been partner and V.P in TS Group.
     
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    Ole Kristian Varhaugvik
    Sales Director
    Ole Kristian holds a degree in Corporate Finance. He also has a background from engineering and has more than 11 year`s professional experience from the oil and gas industry.
     
    He has held several various position both national and international within National Oilwell Varco. He has for the last 6 years held the position as Sales Manager within Lifting and Handling Equipment and systems worldwide to the oil and gas industry.
     
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    Åge Carlsen
    Manager Service & Technical Support
    Åge holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering (1991), Operation and Maintenance. He has worked with several areas within the oil and gas industry for more than 20 years.
     
    He has held several positions as Hydraulic Design Engineer, Manager Hydraulic department, Manager Technical Department Aftermarket and Technical Safety and Authority Contact in AS Stålprodukter, Hydralift ASA and National Oilwell Varco.
     
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    Bernt Sandøy
    Manager Engineering
    Bernt is MSc (1993) in Techical Cybernetics/Control Engineering from NTNU and BSc (1988) in Automation Engineering. He has worked with software for control systems for the oil and gas industry for more than 20 years. 
    He has deep knowledge of control and safety systems for offshore cranes and lifting systems. He has also participated in the European group who has developed the new coming EN 13852-1 standard for offshore cranes. He has held several leading  positions in AS Stålprodukter, Hydralift ASA and National Oilwell Varco. 

     
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    Tor Erik Strand
    Manager Verification & Certification
    Tor Erik is MSc (1993) in Mechanical Engineering from NTNU. He is approved by the NMA, The Norwegian Maritime Authority, as a competent person cat. A-1 and authorized to perform initial control of cranes on all types of vessels and Mobile Offshore Units.
     
    He has extensive experience with control, verification and certification of offshore cranes and lifting and handling appliances from Siv.ing. Finn Strøm AS, Aktro, National Oilwell Varco and for the last 8 years in Axess AS.
     
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    Max Inge Julbø
    Manager Project Execution

    Max Inge has his formal education from Kristiansund Maritime school within control and process system. He has more than 20 years experience from process industry and oil and gas industry.

    He has held several positions within operation management and operation support in Omya, Norske Shell and 2 years as Managing Director at National Oilwell Varco Hjelset.  He has for the last years been partner and CEO in TS Group.
     
     
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    Kjell Åge Tangen
    Product Manager
    Kjell Åge has his formal education from Ålesund Maritim school, field: Ships Machinery.
    He has 20+ years of experience from onboard technical operation of vessels, foreign and domestic flag, spanning from fisheries, bulk, to cruise liners world wide. 10+ years shore based experience from domestic shipyards as Project Technical Responsible incl Commissioning, Production Coordinator and Production Manager, and as Technical Manager / Design Manager at Abas crane, Odim crane Molde, and Rolls Royce crane Molde.