Executive Management

Jacob Tveraabak CEO

Mr. Tveraabak has been CEO of StrongPoint since August 2018. Prior to this he was the CEO of Miklagruppen (formerly Bavaria Nordic), one of the largest BMW and Porsche dealership groups in Scandinavia. He has a MsC degree in Business Administration from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and Bocconi University from 2000. Following his studies, Mr. Tveraabak worked at McKinsey & Company for nearly 12 years, obtaining an extensive international experience. During his last few years at McKinsey he had an industry focus on grocery retail, transport & logistics. After McKinsey, Mr. Tveraabak joined REMA 1000, the grocery retail company, where he held the position as Director of Business Development. He was also the company’s representative on the Board of Kolonial.no. Mr. Tveraabak is also the co-founder and rotating Chairman of the Board at Nabobil.no.

Anders Nilsen CFO

Mr. Nilsen holds a Master of Arts in Management with Senior Honours from the University of St. Andrews, and a degree in IT from NITH. He has previous experience as Finance Manager in Konica Minolta Business Solutions Norway AS, and Financial Controller at UPC/Get and Helly Hansen. Nilsen started in PSI Group (currently StrongPoint) 10 April 2007.

Per Haagensen SVP Home markets (Norway, Sweden, Baltics)

Mr. Haagensen manages Sales&Service in Norway, Sweden and Baltics. Mr. Haagensen, who took office in 2010, has an MBA from BI – Norwegian School of Management. Before joining PSI Group (currently StrongPoint)he was Managing Director in Tomra AS for 12 years, resulting in leading insight and knowledge of technology solutions for the Retail segment.

Trond Kongrød SVP EMEA

Mr. Kongrød has managed Vensafe since February 2009. Mr. Kongrød had 15 years of experience in retail before he took the role of CEO in Vensafe. He has held senior retail positions in Scandinavia such as sales manager at G-Sport, Norwegian largest retailer of sport. MD of THORN Norway, MD of THORN Sweden and MD of DER Denmark. THORN was a UK based retailer of electronics. Retail director of ICA Norway and later MD of ICA Norway. Mr. Kongrød is educated at the Norwegian Armed Forces.

Evaldas Budvilaitis SVP Technology

Mr. Budvilaitis was co-founder and a major shareholder of New Vision Baltija. He worked all professional carrier within IT systems for Retail since 1993 and held different positions inside New Vision Group. The job experience includes Sales director and Managing director of company in Lithuania (1993 – 2000), Chairman of New Vision Lithuania and establishing business in Latvia and Estonia (2001 – 2003), CEO of New Vision Baltija since 2004 up to now. Mr. Budvilaitis is dipl. engineer of Electronic from Kaunas University of Technology (1993) and has MBA degree and joint diploma from ISM University of Management and Economics in Kaunas and BI Norwegian Business School (2002).

Lars-Åke Ericson Köpper SVP Supply Chain and SVP Cash Security

Mr. Köpper has managed SQS Security Cube System since September 2013. Mr. Köpper has a broad international experience from multinational companies in different roles where the common denominator has been change management and turn around. His previous positions include Scandinavian manager for a division within the engineering company GKN, and positions in Electrolux as Country Manager South Africa, Business Segment Manager, Financial manager and Supply Chain Manager. Mr Köpper has a MSc from The Royal Institute of Technology (Stockholm) and a BSc Business Administration and Economics from the University of Stockholm.

Leif Persson SVP Labels

Mr. Persson manages the business area Label Solutions. Mr. Persson has 29 years of experience from graphic industry within production at Tetra Pak, international technical sales at Akzo Nobel Inks and Elanders, sales and marketing at Trioplast and CEO at Sydetikett AB. Mr. Persson holds a DIHM Diploma in marketing from IHM Business School.

Göran Thörn SVP E-commerce

Mr. Thörn was one of the founders of Cub Business Systems AB and has since 2005 acted as the company’s CEO. Cub Business Systems was acquired by and became a part of StrongPoint in 2017. He has previously held management positions at companies such as Victor Micronic AB, Minec Produktion AB, Minec Systems AB and BrooksTodo SA Nordic.