Management

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Dr. Øyvind Isaksen, Chief Executive Officer

Øyvind Isaksen was appointed CEO of poLight® in August 2014. He has previous experience as CEO of several companies, most recently at the publicly listed company Q-Free ASA, where he served as CEO for 7 years, until January 2014. Dr. Isaksen holds a PhD in Applied Physics.

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Pierre Craen, Chief Technology Officer

Pierre Craen has more than 20 years’ experience in opto-mechanical system engineering. Prior to joining poLight, he managed product development teams at Varioptic, Barco and Motorola/Symbol. Pierre Craen holds an MSc in optical engineering from Sup-Optic, and an MSc in Applied Physics.

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Alf Henning Bekkevik, Chief Financial Officer

Alf Henning Bekkevik has a background from Arthur Andersen (E&Y), Wallendahl, Fjord Line, Grenland Group, and, most recently, as VP Finance for Wood Group Mustang. He holds a Master’s Degree in Business & Economics (Siviløkonom) from NHH Norwegian School of Economics, and is a certified public accountant.

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Marianne Sandal, Chief Operating Officer

Marianne Sandal has more than 15 years of experience heading worldwide operations at Nera ASA (telecommunications) and Q-Free ASA (intelligent transportation systems). Sandal holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering, in addition to courses in economics and management from BI Norwegian School of Management.