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Torvild Aakvaag (born 27 January 1927) is 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.[1] He succeeded Odd Narud.[2] He stayed in this position until 1991; after this he was chairman of the board from 1992 to 1997.[1] He was decorated as a Commander of the Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav in 1989.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b Henriksen, Petter, ed (2007). "Torvild Aakvaag" (in Norwegian). Store norske leksikon. Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. http://www.snl.no/Torvild_Aakvaag. Retrieved 22 August 2009.  
  2. ^ Ørjasæter, Elin (12 January 2009). "Kong Reiten ansetter tronfølger" (in Norwegian). E24 Næringsliv. http://e24.no/kommentar/e24-kommentar/article2861978.ece. Retrieved 24 August 2009.  
  3. ^ Stavrum, Gunnar. "Torvild Aakvaag". in Helle, Knut (in Norwegian). Norsk biografisk leksikon. Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. http://www.snl.no/.nbl_biografi/Torvild_Aakvaag/utdypning. Retrieved 22 August 2009.  
Business positions
Preceded by
Odd Narud
Director General of Norsk Hydro
1984-1991
Succeeded by
Egil Myklebust

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