Per Andreas Hjetland

Senior Vice President Business Development at AKVA group

Per Andreas Hjetland has a comprehensive work experience in various roles and companies. Per Andreas started their career in 1997 at Burkert Contromatic as a Regions sjef, taking responsibility for all activities in the region and handling tasks such as marketing, sales, system architecture, and technical facility initiation. In 2003, they joined Parker Hannifin as an Operations Manager, managing operations until 2008. In the same year, they joined AKVA group ASA and served as the Chief Operation Officer (COO) until 2020, when they became the Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). In July 2021, they were promoted to Senior Vice President of Business Development at AKVA group ASA.

Per Andreas Hjetland attended Stavanger tekniske fagskole from 1993 to 1996, where they pursued a degree in Teknikker with a focus on Maskinteknikk. Later, in 2006 to 2008, they enrolled in London International topp managment for an unspecified degree and field of study.


Previous companies

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  • Senior Vice President Business Development

    July, 2021 - present

  • Chief Commercial Officer CCO

    May, 2020

  • Chief Operation Officer COO

    April, 2008

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