Bech Gjørv to head New Energy

April 1, 2005, 10:00 CEST

After three years in Hydro executive management and five years as Human Resources director, Alexandra Bech Gjørv (39) will head up Hydro's New Energy unit.

She will lead work to further develop the company's position within such areas as wind power, hydrogen and energy technology research. Bech Gjørv will also be responsible for Hydro's technology ventures fund.

Jørgen Rostrup, who has headed up Hydro's new energy activities the past five years, will assume a leadership position in the Oil & Energy business area.

Alexandra Bech Gjørv's replacement in Hydro's executive management will be appointed at a later date.