Mar 12, 2010 | Amsterdam Øystein Løseth becomes CEO of Vattenfall on April 12
On 12 April, Øystein Løseth assumes the position as CEO of Vattenfall. Øystein Løseth was CEO of the Dutch energy company Nuon, which was incorporated in the Vattenfall Group on 1 July 2009. Øystein Løseth will succeed Lars G. Josefsson, who is now retiring after ten years as CEO of Vattenfall.
Øystein Løseth (51) is civil engineer graduated from Trondheim. He has worked in the energy industry for almost 25 years, starting at Norwegian Statoil in 1984 and later working at both Statkraft and Naturkraft before joining Nuon in 2003 as managing director of Sourcing and Trading. Five years later, in 2008, he was appointed CEO of Nuon.
Huib Morelisse will succeed Øystein Løseth. He and Peter Smink (CFO) will make up Nuon’s Management Board from 1 July.