Halvor Molland (35) has been appointed head of Media Relations in Hydro's Communication unit. He succeeds Inger Sethov, who was appointed Chief Communication Officer in Hydro in December.
Molland will be responsible for driving and coordinating Hydro's relations with Norwegian and international media and will be a member of the Communication management team. He will report to Inger Sethov.
He will continue to head the communication activities in the Aluminium Metal business area and will also be a member of the Aluminium Metal management team.
Molland joined Hydro in 2006, following a position as head of communication in ABB’s global Oil & Gas division and Chief Communication Officer in ABB in Norway. He has broad experience as a freelance journalist in Norway and international experience as press and information officer in the NATO-led forces in Bosnia.
Molland holds a Master’s degree in chemical engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).