Scana has a decentralized organization in which a large part of the group’s technical and commercial expertise is located in the various companies. Scana’s group management team and finance and accounts function are based at the head office in Stavanger, Norway.
Group management comprises:
Jan Henry Melhus
Jan Henry Melhus (born 1963) is educated as production engineer with additional education within marine technology. He has more than 20 years of experiencee from Scana’s areas of commitment. Melhus came to Scana from the position as director for GE Oil & Gas. Ha has previously held leading positions at Vetco Gray, GMC group, NAT and ABB Group.
Group Director / CFO
Kjetil Flesjå (born 1967) has a Master of Science in Finance and came to Scana from Fokus Bank. Flesjå has a thorough expertise in banking and a comprehensive experiencee with corporate finance processes including acquisitions and sales, financial risk analyses, balance and liability strategies, plus and extensive analysis experience.
Group Director Energy
Frode Alhaug (born 1949) was elected as chairman of the board in Scana Industrier ASA in 2008. He worked as the group’s CEO from 2005-2007 and chairman/member of the board since 2000-2005. Mr. Alhaug is vice chairman of the board in Helse Sørøst RHF. Previously Mr. Alhaug was CEO in Moelven Industrier. Mr. Alhaug is Scana’s third largest shareholder.
Group Director Propulsion
Terje Arnesen is a very experienced senior manager. He left the position as CEO of Bergen Group ASA in May this year. He has also held the positions as Executive Vice President, Shipbuilding and Excecutive Vice President, Maritime Services in Bergen Group. Before joining Bergen Group, Terje Arnesen held the position as CEO in Bennex Group and several senior positions within Rolls-Royce Marine such as Director Growth Team, Executive Vice President Aftermarket Services, Regional Director North Europe, Regional Director South Europe, and Managing Director Rolls Royce in Spain. In earlier days, Terje held sales positions within Ulstein Bergen, as well as technical positions within Diesel Power AS and Berner&Larsen AS.
Group Director Property
Raymond Gabrielsen (born 1971) has a MBA from ESCP in Paris and Norwegian School of Management (BI) and he is also a licensed real estate broker. Gabrielsen came to Scana from the position as marketing manager at NCC Property Development AS, before this he held positions as property director at Centennial ASA and as commercial broker at Malling & Co in Oslo
With nearly 20 years in various positions within real estate he has comprehensive experience from the business, including letting, investments, transactions and property development.