Norsk Hydro ASA names two new board members

OSLO, Norway 5/30/12 (PennWell) -- Norsk Hydro NSA recently named two new members of its board of directors, the company says.

Dag Mejdell started his duties as a board member on May 25, 2012. The board also expanded its ranks by one in naming Victoire de Margerie to its rolls.

Mejdell, of Oslo, Norway, is president and chief executive officer for Posten Norge AS. He is chairman of the International Post Corporation and the Employers Association Spekter and deputy chairman of Evry ASA and SAS AB.

Margerie, of Paris, France, is chairman and managing director of Rondol Technology Ltd. She is currently a board member for Ciments Francais, Morgan Crucible and Eurazeo.

Norsk Hydro is primarily an aluminum manufacturer, but also owns and operates 17 hydroelectric power stations in Norway. reported in September 2010 that the company had invested US$143.9 million into upgrades at its Rjukan hydropower system in Telemark, southeast Norway.

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