Torvild Aakvaag, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Torvild Aakvaag

Norwegian businessperson

Date of Birth: 18-Jan-1927

Place of Birth: Bærum, Akershus, Norway

Profession: lawyer, businessperson, business executive

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Torvild Aakvaag

  • Torvild Aakvaag (born 27 January 1927, in Bærum) was a Norwegian businessperson.He was born in Bærum, and was a cand.jur.
  • by education.
  • He was employed in the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 1951 to 1956, but left for a career in Norsk Hydro.
  • He was promoted to head of the judicial department in 1967, and head of the petroleum department in 1970.
  • He advanced to become assisting director-general in 1977, and director-general (CEO) in 1984.
  • He succeeded Odd Narud.
  • He stayed in this position until 1991; after this he was chairman of the board from 1992 to 1997.
  • He has also been a board member of Orkla Borregaard, Storebrand and Nobel Industrier, and chaired Hydro Aluminium and Korn- og Foderstof Kompagniet.He was decorated as a Commander of the Royal Norwegian Order of St.
  • Olav in 1989.

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