Group Management

     
Bjørn Kjos  

Bjørn Kjos, Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Kjos is a Law graduate of the University of Oslo. He was a fighter pilot in the 334 squadron for six years. Mr. Kjos has 20 year’s experience from legal practice, and was granted the right of audience in the Supreme Court in 1993. He is one of the founding partners of Norwegian Air Shuttle and was the Chairman of the Board between1993-1996. Kjos was also Chairman during the start-up period of the Boeing 737 operation from June-September 2002. Mr. Kjos has been the Chief Executive Officer in Norwegian since October 2002.




Frode E. Foss  

Frode E. Foss, Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Foss is a Master of Business Administration graduate and holds a Masters of Science Degree in Finance from the UW, USA. He received his Financial Analyst charter in 2002 (CFA). Foss has eight years experience from auditing and management consulting services with Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young. Mr. Foss has been the Chief Financial Officer of Norwegian since he joined the company in its start up year in 2002. Foss is a member of the Board of Directors of Norwegian Finance Holding ASA (Bank Norwegian).




Asgeir Nyseth  

Asgeir Nyseth, CEO Norwegian Longhaul
Mr. Nyseth conducted officer training school and technical education at the Norwegian Air Force. Mr. Nyseth has extensive experience as an aeronautics engineer from both Lufttransport and Scandinavian Airlines. He was the technical director of Lufttransport for a period of three years and was made the CEO of Lufttransport in 2000. Nyseth started as Norwegian's Chief Operational Officer in 2006 and CEO of Norwegian's long-haul operation in 2013.





 

Geir Steiro, COO Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA
Geir Steiro has a degree in mechanical engineering, is a certified aircraft mechanic and has completed several management courses. He has worked in the technical department of several airlines, and has held several managerial positions. Geir Steiro began working for Norwegian in 2013 as Technical Director, and was shortly after appointed COO, taking over the responsibility for the company's 737 operation. Before he came to Norwegian, Geir Steiro worked at Aker Solutions Subsea AS, and has previous experience from NSB and SAS.




Anne-Sissel Skånvik  

Anne-Sissel Skånvik, Chief Communications Officer
Anne-Sissel Skånvik has more than 30 years of experience working with corporate communications and journalism. She has a Masters degree in political science (”Cand. Polit”) from the University of Oslo and has also a degree in journalism. Skånvik was the Deputy Director General in The Ministry of Finance between1996 - 2004 and has worked as a journalist for many years for various Norwegian newspapers. Skånvik joined Norwegian in 2009 and came to Norwegian from a position as Senior Vice President in Telenor ASA, where she was responsible for corporate communications and governmental relations.




Thomas Ramdahl  

Thomas Ramdahl, Chief Commercial Officer
Thomas Ramdahl has a bachelor’s degree from the Norwegian School of Business (BI). He has long and varied experience in the aviation industry. Mr. Ramdahl has been Norwegian’s Director of Network Development and part of the company’s commercial management team since 2008, before becoming Chief Commercial Officer in 2014. He has previously worked for SAS and Braathens, where he has held positions in Revenue Management, Route Management and Charter.




Gunnar Martinsen  

Gunnar Martinsen, Chief Human Resources Officer 
Gunnar Martinsen was part of the start up team of Norwegian in 1993 and joined Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA in 2002 as Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Organizational Development. Mr. Martinsen has extensive experience from organizational development and human resources from several industries, among others as a management consultant. Prior to his position in Norwegian, he has held HR leadership roles in different companies, such as Busy Bee of Norway and Radisson SAS. He has a degree from the BI Norwegian School of Management. Mr. Martinsen is also a member of the Supervisory Council in Bank Norwegian.

 




Frode Berg  

Frode Berg, Chief Legal Officer
Frode Berg holds a Law degree and a Bachelor Degree in Economics from the University of Tromsø, Norway, and a Master’s Degree (LL.M) from the University of Cambridge, England. He has practiced as a lawyer since 1997 and was as a partner of law firm Simonsen Vogt Wiig from 2007. As a lawyer, Mr. Berg’s main fields have been corporate law, transactions and international contracts. He was legal advisor to Norwegian during the start-up phase, as well as during the establishment of Bank Norwegian. Mr. Berg has been Chief Legal Officer of Norwegian since February 2013.  




Per Ivar Gjørvad  

Per Ivar Gjørvad, IT Director
Per Ivar Gjørvad holds a degree in Economics from the Norwegian School of Management (BI) and has experience in streamlining and automating work processes through the application and implementation of IT. Mr. Gjørvad has worked with procurement, logistics, business consulting and project management for Telenor and SAS before he became a project leader for Norwegian in 2003. Mr. Gjørvad has been part of the IT-department’s management and in 2012 he became IT Director. Mr. Gjørvad is also responsible for communal services and property.

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