Jan Åge Hansen is the Managing Director for Esso Norge AS and the Lead Country Manager (LCM) for ExxonMobil companies in Norway, based at the head office at Forus.
Jan Åge is originally from Stavanger and joined Esso Norge AS in 1982 following economist education at the university in Edinburgh, Scotland (BS/Economics & Business) and the university in Alberta, Canada (MS/Economics Finance).
He has had numerous positions and managerial roles within the company’s upstream business, both in Norway and abroad. Since 2009 as Joint Interest Manager Norway he has been responsible for ExxonMobil’s ownership interests in fields operated by other companies. From 2016 he also has an equivalent role for ExxonMobil interests in Azerbaijan, where he is also the LCM. These roles are held in addition to the LCM role for the company’s businesses in Norway.