Management

  • 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.
     
  • Ole Kristian Varhaugvik
    Sales Director - Oil & Gas
    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.
     
  • Max Inge Julbø
    COO

    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.
     
     
  • Bernt Sandøy
    CTO
    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. 

     
  • Tor Erik Strand
    EOC
    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.
     
  • Roar Bjordal
    CFO