Henrik O. Madsen joins the Ivaldi Group advisory board

Written by Joanna Carbajal

Image caption: [San Leandro, California, June 4th, 2019] Ivaldi Group is pleased to welcome Henrik O. Madsen as a member of its advisory board.

Through his former work as Group CEO for DNVGL and current board and advisory positions across a range of industries, Henrik O. Madsen brings considerable knowledge in maritime, research, innovation and safe & sustainable business practices to the California-based startup, Ivaldi Group

Thanks to his extensive experience in the maritime industry as well as with classification society DNV GL, Henrik will provide Ivaldi guidance towards achieving its mission to send files – not parts and to support their progress in creating safe and sustainable spare parts for heavy industries.

Dr. Madsen served as Chief Executive Officer of DNV GL, the world’s largest classification society, between 2006 and 2015. He was elected into the United States Offshore Energy Center Technology Hall of Fame as an offshore pioneer in 2002 for his work on the reliability-based design. Among his numerous achievements, he served four years as the Chairman of the Norwegian Research Council from 2015. 

Dr. Madsen is also a board member with Aker Solutions, Global Compact Foundation, and Xynteo. He is additionally Adjoint Professor at DTU – Denmark’s Technical University – where he obtained his Ph.D. in civil and structural engineering.

“We are both honored and excited to have Henrik’s considerable expertise and insights on board as we digitize the supply chain. He has already made an impact in charting out our course,” says Espen Sivertsen, CEO of Ivaldi Group.

As an advisor for Ivaldi Group, Dr. Madsen will share his expertise in business strategy, certification, maritime, offshore, and other heavy industries. All key areas for Ivaldi Group as rapid growth and heightened interest in on-demand supply chain systems are enabling the expansion of Ivaldi products, partnerships, and services.

“I am very happy to join Ivaldi. It brings together exciting technologies in an innovative manner and with an innovative business model for deployment. The benefits for the maritime industry are really promising,” says Dr. Madsen.

About Ivaldi Group

Ivaldi Group leverages cutting edge additive manufacturing and metal fabrication solutions to provide in-port parts on-demand services for the maritime, mining, construction and offshore industries. Drawing on a breadth of additive manufacturing industry experience, Ivaldi Group works across a range of stakeholders to digitize product portfolios and improve cost, risk, and delivery times for all parties. You can learn more about Ivaldi Group here.

If you would like more information about this topic, please email Joanna Carbajal at [email protected].

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