Management

ExxonMobil has a long history of leadership in the petroleum and petrochemical industries, and ExxonMobil Norway’s management team continues that history of excellence.

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Per-Erik Aasum 

Per-Erik Aasum is the Managing Director for Esso Norge AS and the Lead Country Manager (LCM) for ExxonMobil companies in Norway.

Per-Erik er opprinnelig fra Ski og ble uteksaminert som sivilingeniør ved NTNU i 1987 innen fagområdet kjemiteknikk. Han startet sin karriere i Esso Norge AS i 1989 ved Slagen raffineriet i Tønsberg.  Han har senere hatt en rekke stillinger og lederposisjoner i selskapet både i Norge og i ExxonMobil sin internasjonale virksomhet.  Etter flere år i USA, Belgia og senest England, kom han i april 2020 tilbake til Tønsberg fra stillingen som Europe Crude Oil Trading Manger.  Han tok da over forretningsansvaret for Essos virksomheten i Norge innenfor raffinering, distribusjon, salg og markedsføring av drivstoff. 

Han ble utnevnt som Administrerende Direktør for Esso Norge AS 1. april 2021.

Raf Stout

Raf Stout graduated in 1994 as an Electro-Mechanical Engineer from the University of Ghent, Belgium. In 1998 he achieved a Master Degree in Business Administration at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium.

Raf started to work for Esso in 1994 at the Esso refinery in Antwerp, where he held several positions in the technical, operating and maintenance departments. He also worked abroad at Esso refineries in Ingolstadt, Germany and Trecate, Italy, in Supply and Refining assignments as well as in a Distribution Terminal in Sclessin, Belgium.

Before becoming refinery manager at Slagen in August 2016, he had several assignments at the headquarters in Fairfax and Houston, U.S., within planning, business analysis and process advise.