EQUINOR has appointed Ulrica Fearn as its chief financial officer and executive vice president.
Ms Fearn will succeed acting CFO Svein Skeie, who will become senior vice president CFO Performance Management and Risk with effect from the June 16 next year.
She is currently group finance director at BT, where she has helped drive cultural change and strong sustainable performance since 2017.
Anders Opedal, Equinor president and chief executive officer, said: “I am pleased to welcome Ulrica to Equinor and our leadership team.
“Her deep and extensive experience in leading financial operations, as well as driving operational, control and shared services results, will make a strong contribution to the leadership of Equinor.
“She also brings renewal and increased diversity to the corporate executive committee.
“She is guided by her strong values and I am confident Ulrica will provide good leadership as we position Equinor for the future.”
Ms Fearn, who alsoo worked at Diageo, said: “Equinor has a strong business, a strong position, a proud history, and an exciting change journey ahead. I look forward to working with the team to further strengthen the company.”