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Kibsgaard Paal

Kibsgaard Paal

154 place


He was born in Ålesund, Norway in April 1967.

Kibsgaard holds a Master's degree in Petroleum Engineering from the Norwegian Institute of Technology, Trondheim..

He began his career in 1992 working for ExxonMobil.

In 1997, he joined Schlumberger as a reservoir engineer in Saudi Arabia.

He served as the CEO of Schlumberger from August 2011 until assuming his current role in April 2015.

Before this, he held a variety of global management positions at Schlumberger, including chief operating officer; vice president of engineering, manufacturing, and sustaining; and vice president of personnel; as well as president of Schlumberger Drilling & Measurements.

Earlier in his Schlumberger career, Kibsgaard was geomarket manager for the Caspian region after holding various field positions in technical sales and customer support.

He is married, with children