Equinor Company announced the it has appointed Ulrica Fearn as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Executive Vice president, with effect from 16 June 2021, according to a press release.

The company elaborated that Fearn will succeed  Svein Skeie, who will become Senior Vice president CFO Performance Management and Risk at the same dat.

According to the press release, Fearn started her career at Diageo Plc. She took leaderships roles reaching to general management responsibility for global shared services. Fearn is currently Director of Group Finance at BT Plc, where she has helped drive cultural change and strong sustainable performance since 2017.

Anders Opedal, President and CEO of Equinor commented, “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,”