Group Management

Olav Holst-Dyrnes
Olav Holst-Dyrnes
CEO
Experience:
Former CEO of the listed company Havfisk ASA. Sourcing Manager at Stokke AS. Ten years in the Norwegian Armed Forces. CEO of Ekornes since October 2014.
Education:
A Master’s degree in engineering from the Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTH), and completed officer training in the Norwegian Armed Forces.
Trine-Marie Hagen, CFO ekornes ASA
Trine-Marie Hagen
CFO
Experience:
CFO of Mentor Medier AS , Norske Skog (several positions including VP Business Performance and Finance Manager at tow factories), trainee and consultant at Intentia. CFO and member of group management since January 2015.
Education:
Master’s degree in Economics from the Norwegian School of Economic and Business Administration (NHH). Part 1 Law from the University of Bergen
James Tate
President IMG
Experience:
Over 10 years experience at Ekornes, most recently as Managing Director of the UK/Ireland business and before that of Australia/New Zealand. Previous furniture experience as Sales Director at Leggett & Platt Europe (Adjustable Beds) as well as furniture consulting position.
Education:
Bachelor of Science (Macquarie University - Sydney), Diploma in Management (London University)
Øystein Vikingsen Fauske
Director of Digitalization and HR
Experience:
His former employer was the international consulting company Sopra Steria, where his latest position was COO (Operating Director) for the consulting division in Scandinavia. Øystein has held different management positions at the company for the last 6 years, and he also has over 10 years consulting experience from many different companies in both public and private sector. He is specialized in strategic use of technology and transforming enterprises through digitalization.
Education:
Øystein holds a civil engineering degree in Industrial Economics and Technology Management from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). He also has leadership training from Harvard Business School.