PRESS RELEASE: Viper Boosts Support for Norwegian Market with Appointment of Local Consultant

January 6, 2022

Viper Innovations is pleased to announce the appointment of Mats Ekstrøm as Business Development Consultant for Norway. The appointment is a key part of Viper’s international growth strategy to maintain and grow its customer base in core global markets within the Subsea Oil & Gas Industry.

“In line with our strategic plan to grow Viper’s international presence I’m delighted to have Mats join the Viper BD team. He brings significant industry experience and local market knowledge, I look forward to working closely together with him as we look to enhance our presence in the Norwegian market.” James Carnegie, Business Development Manager – Subsea

Mats has over 30 years of experience working within the Subsea Oil & Gas industry, including underwater technology, technical sales, engineering and project management. His skills also cover ROV, instrumentation, cables & connectors and launch & recovery. Mats local industry knowledge and expert skills provide the best possible support for Viper’s Norwegian customer base. His presence in Norway will provide local support to Viper’s customers, backed by the Viper sales team based in the UK.

Viper already works with the majority of operators in the North Sea and has identified Norway as a key market to help customers benefit from the use of its V-LIM and V-LIFE products proven to recover low insulation resistance in subsea control systems. The team are continuing to grow new opportunities in the Norwegian market aided by the additional support which Mats brings to the team.

Mats commented on his new role “I have been following Viper Innovation and its development during the last couple of years due to their very interesting and innovative products. When I got this opportunity, I gladly said yes. I understand the challenges faced by operators working with subsea electrical systems, some of these challenges can be avoided or postponed with V-LIM and V-LIFE, which I believe the Norwegian Subsea market can benefit from.”