Aanderaa Data Instruments AS, a Xylem brand, with more than 40 years’ experience in serving the industry and the scientific research markets, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Thorleif L.L. Gustavsen as Managing Director for Aanderaa Data Instruments AS in Bergen, Norway.
As Managing Director, Mr. Gustavsen will report to General Manager Mr. Chris Ward and lead the Bergen facility, with oversight of production, marketing, delivery and all operations in the region.
Commenting on his appointment, Thorleif Gustavsen stated: "It is an honor to be appointed Managing Director of Aanderaa, a leading company in this industry. I look forward to maintaining and reinforcing the company’s competitive edge and high-profile position in the market. Aanderaa will continue to provide our customers with unique and state-of-the-art services”.
Mr. Gustavsen is committed to working in partnership with the rest of the Aanderaa team and their customers to build a strong culture and a solid foundation for expanding the business. Aanderaa looks forward to his important contribution.
Prior to joining Aanderaa, Thorleif held the position of Managing Director at VTT Maritime AS where he was responsible for future business development, especially in global markets. Additionally, Thorleif has held leadership roles with ROXAR/Emerson and The Royal Norwegian Navy. He is educated at The Royal Norwegian Naval Academy and boasts twelve years of experience from the Royal Norwegian Navy. A recent Executive MBA from Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) completes his formal education.
Aanderaa Data Instruments AS, part of Xylem Analytics, designs, manufactures and sells sensors, instruments and systems for measuring and monitoring in demanding environments. The company is dedicated to find reliable and long lasting solutions and is working hard for a safer environment by measuring the processes in the industries and in the nature around us.
Aanderaa is known for its ability to develop uncompromising state-of-the-art instrumentation that is both reliable and robust for long term observations of the marine environment. Aanderaa is a trusted source to many Oceanographic Institutes, Universities, Geophysical Surveyors, Navies, Offshore Oil & Gas E&P Companies, Drilling Companies, Port & Harbour Authorities, Government Agencies, Water Authorities, and Electric Power Utilities internationally.