New Human Resource Director in DNO

Anita Marie Hjerkinn Aarnæs is joining DNO´s Corporate Management team as Human Resource Director. She will take up her new position from 1 February 2012.

- I am very pleased to welcome Anita onboard. DNO is growing rapidly, and we need to focus more on developing our people and the organization, says Managing Director Helge Eide.

Anita Marie Hjerkinn Aarnæs comes from the position as Partner in Charge of Heidrick & Struggles Norway and has previously worked at TripleA Consulting and PA Consulting Group.

- DNO is a very exciting international company with a strong and highly skilled team. I look forward to take up the position and strengthen DNO´s efforts within HR, says Hjerkinn Aarnes.

Anita's educational background is Master of Public Administration from Harvard University. She received her degree in Political Sciences and Public Law from the University of Oslo.

Oslo, 29 December 2011

DNO International ASA
Corporate Communications

(Photographer on attached photo: Fotograf Sturlason)

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)