Executive Team

Dag Skindlo

Chief Executive Officer

Dag Skindlo joined Archer in April 2016 as CFO before his appointment as CEO in March 2020. Skindlo is a business-oriented executive with over 30 years in the energy industry. He joined Schlumberger in 1992 where he held various financial and operational positions before joining the Aker Group of companies in 2005 where he held several global CFO and Managing Director roles before moving to Aquamarine Subsea as CEO. In addition to his duties for Archer, Skindlo currently serves as Chairman of the Nasdaq listed oilfield service company KLX Energy Services Holdings Inc. Skindlo is a Norwegian citizen, holds a Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration from the Norwegian School of Economy and Business Administration (NHH), and resides in Oslo, Norway.

Espen Joranger

Chief Financial Officer

Espen Joranger joined Archer in May 2013 as the Finance Director for the North Sea Region and held the position of Archer Group Controller prior to his appointment as CFO in March 2020. Joranger started his career with EY in Norway for 8 years, before joining Seadrill for 3 years as Director of Financial Accounting. Joranger has over 20 years of experience in the energy industry across a wide portfolio of finance, accounting, M&A, strategy, and investor relations. Joranger is a state authorized Public Accountant from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH), is a Norwegian citizen, and resides in Stavanger, Norway.

Adam Todd

General Counsel

Adam Todd was appointed General Counsel of Archer in September 2017. He started his career in 2003 with Canadian law firms in Calgary, Alberta before joining Aker Solutions in 2009 where he held various senior corporate legal positions in both Oslo and London. Todd brings with him 20 years of international experience advising on major global oil and gas projects, cross border M&A, litigation and dispute resolution, compliance, and corporate governance matters. Todd holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Alberta, is a Canadian citizen, and resides in Oslo, Norway.

Gerardo Molinaro

Vice President Land Drilling

Gerardo Molinaro joined Archer as CFO of Land Drilling in 2018 and was appointed Executive Vice President – Land Drilling in December 2022. He has more than 30 years of professional experience from executive positions with San Antonio International, and from large corporations such as Arcor, Cencosud, Bemberg, and Deloitte. Molinaro brings extensive industrial, strategic, and management expertise in multinational companies and the energy industry in Latin America. Molinaro is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Buenos Aires, is an Argentinian citizen, and resides in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Alexander Olsson

Executive Vice President Platform Operations

Alexander Olsson was appointed Executive Vice President – Platform Operations for Archer in October 2023. He brings with him more than 20 years of professional experience from the international energy industry. Before joining Archer, Olsson worked at Weatherford for 18 years, where he held multiple senior management roles with an international portfolio, most recently as VP Completions and earlier as VP of North Sea & Sub-Saharan Africa. Olsson holds a Master of Mechanical Engineering degree from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden, is a Swedish citizen, and resides in London, United Kingdom.

Nicholas Pantin

Executive Vice President Well Services

Nicholas Pantin joined Archer as part of their Oiltools segment in August 2019 and was appointed the Executive Vice President of Archer’s Well Services Division in October 2023. He has more than 25 years of professional experience joining Schlumberger in 1998. He spent 7 years at the Schlumberger headquarters in Paris, where his last role was head of global product and service delivery before joining Archer. Pantin holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of the West Indies he is a national of Trinidad and Tobago and resides in Stavanger, Norway