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Akobo Minerals elects new member of Board of Directors

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Akobo Minerals has announced that Erik Haugane has joined the Board of Directors. He was elected as new member of the Board on the annual general meeting held 18 June 2021.

“We are very pleased to have Erik join our Board of Directors. He has valuable experience in developing exploration companies, from inception to production. This is highly relevant for Akobo Minerals in the years to come as we develop from the exploration phase to small scale mining operations. Erik is also a large shareholder in Akobo Minerals and he has already been following the company for many years. The new Board of Directors looks forward to assisting the company in its future endeavours,” said Hans Olav Torsen, Chairman of Akobo Minerals.

Erik Haugane recently left OKEA AS as CEO, and is now focusing on own projects. He has experience as vice president in Asia Pacific, PGS ASA, and CEO of Pertra AS, Det norske oljeselskap ASA (known as Aker BP) and SIVA SF. In addition, he chaired a Konkraft (Norwegian cooperation platform for oil, gas and related industries) subcommittee on standard contract, has been a member of the Legal Committee in NOROG (oil and gas roundtable/cooperation platform) and chairperson of IAGC Scandinavia. Haugane holds several directorships, including as chairman of Way AS, board member of Folkeinvest AS and board member of Trondheim Tech Port.

Erik Haugane has a cand. real. in Geology from the University of Tromsø.

The Board of Directors consists of the following members:

  • Hans Olav Torsen: Chairman.
  • Jørn Christiansen: Member.
  • Erik Haugane: Member.

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