Helge Aasen has been the Chief Executive Officer of Elkem since 2009. Helge Aasen has worked both at plants and in corporate functions internationally and in Norway. He has held the posts as Division Director in Elkem Carbon AS (2000-2007), after which he was appointed CEO of Elkem Solar AS.
Helge Aasen holds an MSc in Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), and has participated in the executive leadership development programme at IMD in Switzerland.
During his 25 years at Elkem, he has acquired a broad industrial experience of most of the company’s different functions, from sales through operations to logistics and purchasing.