Paal Kibsgaard

Board Member


Paal is the chairman and CEO of Schlumberger Limited. Prior, Paal held a variety of global senior management positions in Schlumberger Limited including COO; president of the Reservoir Characterization Group; vp of engineering, manufacturing and sustaining; and vp of human resources.

Earlier in his Schlumberger career, Paal was geomarket manager for the Caspian region after holding various field positions in sales and marketing, and customer support. A petroleum engineer with a master’s degree from the Norwegian Institute of Technology, Paal began his career in 1992 working for ExxonMobil.