Aker Names Lyso New EVP

Nils Are Karstad Lyso has been appointed EVP and member of the Aker ASA Group management team as of 1 February 2007. Lyso has worked at Aker since the fall of 2005.

In his new position, Lyso wil be in charge of business development, acquisitions and mergers. He will continue to head Aker Capital, which is responsible for Aker's ownership interest in a number of exchange-listed companies, and several other financial and industrial investments.

In addition to Lyso, Aker's Group management team comprises Leif-Arne Langoy (Board Chairman & CEO), Bengt A. Rem (EVP, CFO, and general manager of Aker ASA), and Geir Arne Drangeid (EVP, whose responsibilities include corporate communications and human resources).