Born 1963, Norwegian citizen
Member of the Board since April 2018, Chair since April 2021. Helge Aasen was appointed CEO of Elkem ASA for a second term in 2021 after having previously held the position from 2009 to 2019. He has held a number of positions in the Elkem Group since 1990 including experience from various divisions in the Group as well as sales, marketing and commercial positions. Mr Aasen has held board member positions in Elkem ASA and China National Bluestar Company and chair of REC Solar and the board of the Federation of Norwegian Industries (Norsk Industri). He holds a degree in Metallurgy from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and has participated in an executive leadership development programme at IMD, Switzerland.