Veidekke ASA: New President and CEO takes on responsibilities in Veidekke

Veidekke ASA: New President and CEO takes on responsibilities in Veidekke

01.07.2013 - 15:38

As previously announced, as of today, Arne Giske (56) is President and CEO of Veidekke, following Terje R. Venold. The new corporate management team has also been finalized, but the last two members assume their positions on 1 September.

Besides Arne Giske, Veidekke's new corporate management team consists of:

  • Dag Andresen (51), who will continue as Executive Vice President with responsibility for Veidekke Entreprenør AS
  • Jørgen Wiese Porsmyr (41), Executive Vice President with responsibility for Veidekke Industri AS and Veidekke Eiendom AS, acting CFO until 1 September
  • Per-Ingemar Persson (57), who continues as Executive Vice President and head of the building and construction units in Sweden and Denmark, and takes on responsibility for Sweden as a whole as Veidekke Bostad AB comes under his area of responsibility
  • Terje Larsen (52), Executive Vice President, CFO and responsible for IT, Procurement and Strategy (takes up position on 1 September)
  • Hege Schøyen Dillner (45), Executive Vice President, with responsibility for HR, HSE and the environment as well as Communications and Legal (takes up position on 1 September)

For more information, please contact:
President and CEO Arne Giske, phone +47 905 89 526,
SVP Communications Grete Nykkelmo, phone +47 913 11 000,

Veidekke is one of Scandinavia's leading contractors and property developers with a turnover of NOK 20 billion (2012) and 6,300 employees. Activities include building and construction projects, residential developments, asphalt plants, gravel and crushed stone, and road services. Our values are professional, honest, enthusiastic and pioneering. Our goals for health, safety and the environment, HSE, have equal status with our financial goals. Veidekke is characterised by a strong corporate culture with employee involvement and co-ownership as important cornerstones. More than half of the employees are co-owners, holding around 20% of the Group's shares between them. The company is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange and has never declared a loss since it was founded in 1936.

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.