The Board of Nord Pool, Europe’s leading power market, has appointed Tom Darell as the company’s new CEO.
Tom Darell, 52, will join Nord Pool on Friday 1st April from his position as Executive Vice President and Head of Energy at Volue, where he has been responsible for integrated technology solutions for the energy business.
Welcoming the new appointment Chris Topple, Chairman of the Board of Nord Pool, said: “We are delighted to welcome Tom to Nord Pool at a time of change for the whole energy business. He is a seasoned executive with background from management consulting, IT and telecoms, before he started to specialise in working with the energy market. He has extensive international experience and a valuable commercial drive. The Board is looking forward to working closely with him to both grow and strengthen Nord Pool’s position across Europe.”
Tom Darell added: “I am very excited and happy to join Nord Pool. Being involved in the energy sector at the current time is extremely motivating for me. Nord Pool is an expert organisation standing at the core of the industry and I look forward to leading the company to be both better and stronger.”
Tom Darell was educated at the University of Oregon, where he holds a degree in Business and Administration. He later gained an MBA at the IESE Business School.
About Nord Pool
Nord Pool, Europe’s leading power market, delivers efficient, simple and secure trading across Europe. The company, which is majority owned by Euronext, offers day-ahead and intraday trading, clearing and settlement, and additional services, to customers regardless of size or location. Today 360 companies from 20 countries trade on Nord Pool’s markets.
Nord Pool operates markets in the Nordic and Baltic regions, Germany, Poland, France, The Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Luxembourg and the UK. Nord Pool is a Nominated Electricity Market Operator (NEMO) in 15 European countries, while also servicing power markets in Bulgaria, Croatia and Georgia. In 2021 Nord Pool had a total turnover of 963 TWh traded power.
Nord Pool has more than 25 years of power market experience built on offering flexibility, transparency, innovation, greater choice and participation to our customers.
Oslo, 21 February 2022
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