Leadership

Structured for efficiency

EVRY’s organisational and operational structure is intended to ensure the group adapts quickly and efficiently to changes in the market and in customer needs. The company’s staff and support areas are responsible for operational tasks and group services. The EVRY Financial Services, EVRY Norway and EVRY Sweden business areas are responsible for customer relationships and customer service. Deliveries from EVRY Digital Platform Services form an integral part of the service offerings of EVRY’s business areas.


Björn Ivroth

Chief Executive Officer – CEO

Experience: Björn Ivroth has more than 30 years’ experience from top management positions at CGI, IBM and Accenture and from having worked as a consultant at McKinsey. From 2012 to 2014 he was the Managing Director of CGI Sweden, where he led the company’s business transformation. 

Education: A Master’s degree in Business Economics from the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg.

Henrik Schibler

Chief Financial Officer – CFO

Experience: Henrik Schibler has been CFO at ISS Norway, regional CFO at ISS Central Europe, and Finance Manager at ISS Group Operations. He has also worked at the FisherThermo Scientific/Nunc Group and at Egmont. 

Education: A Master’s degree in Economics and Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School, with specialisation in Management, Accounting and Control.

Wiljar Nesse

Executive Vice President, EVRY Financial Services

Experience: Wiljar Nesse was previously Head of the Bank and Finance business area at EDB Business Partner. He has also worked at Elkem and AP Dow Jones, and as chief executive and part owner of Manamind AS. 

Education: A Master’s degree in Business Economics from the Norwegian School of Economics. 

Kolbjørn Haarr

Executive Vice President, EVRY Norway

Experience: Executive Vice President for Central Europe, Russia and Norway at Tieto, Managing Director of Tieto Norway, and a member of the Tieto Corporate Management Team as Executive Vice President for Telecom, Media, Energy and New Markets. He has also held several senior positions at HP, including Director of HP Technology Services in Northern Europe and Director of HP Services in Norway.

Education: Trained as an engineer at the Stavanger College of Engineering.

Fredrik Almén

Executive Vice President, EVRY Sweden

Experience: Fredrik Almén has been Vice President for Business Process Services and Software Business at CGI, COO at CGI Sweden, and Vice President for Business Consulting. He has also been CEO of Antula Healthcare International, COO of KIN Group, Procurement Director at Eniro and a Management Consultant at Accenture.

Education: A Master’s degree in Finance and Business Administration from Stockholm University.

Per Hove

Executive Vice President, EVRY digital platform services

Experience: EVRY group SVP Sales, Board Member, NamePhonect AS, Chairman of the Board Right Consulting AS, Chairman SYNQ.fm, Founder and board member Right Consulting AS, Country Manager Norway & Public Services Director Nordic HCL Technologies, board member, Computas AS, Managing Director Oracle Norge AS, Sales & Marketing Director TietoEnator, District Manager Siebel Systems, Account Manager SAP Norway.

Education: Per Hove holds a Master of Management degree from the BI Norwegian School of Management.

Björn Martinsson

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, HEAD OF GROUP STRATEGY AND M&A

Experience: Björn Martinsson has more than 16 years experience in investment banking across Europe and Asia, with particular knowledge of the technology sector, having advised numerous clients on strategic M&A, divestitures and capital raisings. Before joining EVRY, he was Executive Director of Nomura, Nordic Investment Banking / EMEA Software & IT Services.

Education: A Master’s degree in Finance from the Stockholm School of Economics.

Unni Strømstad

Executive Vice President, Corporate Communication and Marketing

Experience: Unni Strømstad has 20 years experience from communication and marketing management in Telecom, IT and the Financial sector. Before joining EVRY she was Communication Director and Chief Press Officer at Nordea. She has also held several positions at Eniro, including Nordic Marketing Director and Head of Marketing and Communications in Eniro Norway.

Education: A Master’s degree in Management from Norwegian Business School and a Bachelor degree from University of Oslo.

Trond Vinje

Executive Vice President, Human Resources

Experience: Trond Vinje has been HR Director at CGI Norway, HR Director at Scandic Hotels, and HR Manager and Quality Manager at ISS Facility Services. He has also held senior management positions at Accenture and the Norwegian Tax Administration, and his background is as a consultant at the PA Consulting Group.

Education: A Master’s degree in Political Science, specialising in Management and Organisation, from the University of Oslo and Manchester Metropolitan University.

The Board of Directors

Göran Lindahl

Chairman of the Board

Experience: Göran Lindahl is Chairman of the Board of Directors of IKEA Greentech AB and of LivSafe Group, and a Board Member of INGKA Holding BV. He was the CEO and president of the global technology and engineering group ABB Ltd from 1997 to 2000, and spent more than 30 years in various positions in the ABB Group. Göran has also previously served on the Boards of Atlas Copco AB, EI du Pont de Nemours and Company, the Sony Corporation, Ericsson and Saab. He has also worked as a special advisor to former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan.

Education: Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Salim Nathoo

BOARD MEMBER ELECTED BY SHAREHOLDERS

Experience: Salim Nathoo is a Partner in the Tech & Telco team at Apax Partners and is based in London. He joined Apax Partners in 1999 and specialises in the Tech and Telecom space. Prior to joining Apax, Salim Nathoo was a consultant at McKinsey where he specialised in advising clients in the telecom sector.

Education: MBA from INSEAD and an MA in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge.

Rohan Haldea

Board Member Elected by Shareholders

Experience: Rohan Haldea is a Partner in the Tech & Telco team at Apax. He joined Apax Partners in 2007 and is based in London. Prior to joining Apax, he was an Associate at Bain Capital in their North American private equity division in New York, where he specialised in evaluating and executing transactions in the industrial, distribution and retail sectors. Haldea has also worked as a consultant at McKinsey in India.

Education: MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Technolog in Manufacturing Sciences and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.

Kristin Krohn Devold

Board Member Elected by Shareholders

Experience: CEO of the Norwegian Hospitality Association (NHO Reiseliv), Norwegian Minister of Defense 2001 – 2005, Member of the Norwegian Parliament for the Conservative Party 1993-2005, General Secretary of The Norwegian Trekking Association 2006-2013.

Education: Master, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, and Bachelor in sociology from the University (NHH).

Louise Sondergaard

Board Member Elected by Shareholders

Experience: Louise Sondergaard is a member of the Tech and Telco team at Apax Partners. She joined Apax in 2014 and is based in London. Prior to joining Apax Partners, Louise Sondergaard was an Associate at McKinsey & Company in London, where she primarily worked on restructuring, transformation and strategy topics.

Education: An M.Sc. from London Business School (with distinction) and a BSc in International Business from Copenhagen Business School.

Leif Teksum

Board Member Elected by Shareholders

Experience: Partner, Vest Corporate Advisors.Extensive banking experience in specialist functions as well as Group Management in DNB over 23 years. International experience as responsible for all of DNB’s business outside Norway. Industry knowledge within the Shipping, Oil & gas, Seafood, Manufacturing, Real Estate and Service sectors. Board member and Chairperson in a large number of corporations such as Yara International ASA (Chairman). 

Education: Master in Economics, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).

Al-Noor Ramji

Board Member Elected by Shareholders

Experience: Al-Noor Ramji is Group Chief Digital Officer at Prudential, responsible for developing and executing an integrated, long-term digital strategy for the Group. Before joining Prudential, he worked at Northgate Capital, where he ran the technology-focused funds. He has also worked for Misys, the financial services software group, and held leading technology and innovation roles at BT Group, Qwest Communications, Dresdner Kleinwort Benson and Swiss Bank Corporation.

Education: CFA, B.Sc. Electronics from the University of London.

Malin Persson

Board member elected by shareholders

Experience: Malin Persson is a professional non-executive board director and serves on, among others, the boards of Getinge, Konecranes and Ricardo. Previously Malin has held senior positions mainly in global industrial companies with a particular focus on research & innovation and strategy. Malin has been the President & CEO of Chalmers University Foundation, CEO of Volvo Technology AB and Vice President Corporate Strategy & Business Development in the Volvo Group.

Education: M.Sc. (Tech.), Industrial Engineering and Management, from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.

Sigve Sandvik Lærdal

Board member elected by employees

Experience: Sigve Sandvik Lærdal is currently employed as Change Manager in EVRY Digital Platform Services. He has several years of experience as Solution Advisor from the ITSM Tools Department in EVRY, with responsibility for support function and application management related to the Service Desk tools in EVRY.

Education: Business Administration, Economics from BI Norwegian Business School. Bachelor’s Degree, IT Candidate from Norwegian School of Information Technology. Additionally college courses in HRM – Human Resource Management and Basic Labour Law from Buskerud and Vestfold University College.

Jenny Lindh

Board member elected by employees

Experience: Jenny Lindh is currently employed as Process Owner of Temp Resource and Time reporting process, Operational excellence, EVRY Sweden. Jenny has a broad experience from a lot of companies. She has been acting business manager, team manager, process owner and Lecturer. 

Education: Master of Education, University of Umeå and Bachelor in Science, University of Stockholm/Umeå.

Tommy Sander Aldrin

Board member elected by employees

Experience: More than 30 years of experience in Operations and Application Operations (AO/AM) on mainframe systems, mainly in Financial Services. Specialist in automation, integration and production planning. Leader of the Negotia union in EVRY.

Education: Educated in cybernetics, electronics and computer technology at OIH (OsloMet).

Bente Riis Lennertzen

Board member elected by employees

Experience: Bente Riis Lennertzen has a broad experience as Acting Business Unit Manager, Core Banking in EVRY Financial Services, Acting head of department, Sales & Business Development, and Product manager, EVRY.

Education: Bachelor of Education (BoE), Secondary Education and Teaching, Information technology. Bachelor degree, Management Information Systems, General, Information technology.