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Morthen Johannessen


Morthen Johannessen has more than 20 years’ experience as CEO/managing director of international businesses. He served as European Director and COO in charge of the Global Business Development division of Tomra, and led PepsiCo’s European business. He currently works as an industrial advisor and is a board member of a number of companies in various industries. Johannessen is an economist (HD) graduate of CBS, Copenhagen.  He has been on the Board of StrongPoint since 28 April 2016.

Ingeborg Molden Hegstad


Ingeborg Hegstad has 20 years of experience from management consulting, including McKinsey & Company and Egon Zehnder. Since 2015 Hegstad has been a partner in Imsight AS, offering strategy and leadership advisory to executives, teams and organizations. She has experience from the Board Directors of Cxense ASA (2017-2019) and Q-Free ASA (2018- onwards). Hegstad holds a Master of Business and Administration from Norwegian Business School BI (2000). She has been a Board member in Strongpoint since April 29, 2020.

Audun Nordtveit


Audun Nordtveit has more than 10 years’ experience from finance and investment operations, including with Norges Bank Investment Management and UBS. Since 2018, he has worked as an investment manager at the investment company Sole Active AS. Nordtveit holds an M.Sc. of Industrial Economics and Technology Management from NTNU and an MBA from Columbia Business School. He has been a member of the Board of StrongPoint since 27 April 2023

Cathrine Laksfoss


Cathrine Laksfoss is CEO of Schibsted Ecommerce & Distribution as, and head of Ecommerce development across Schibsteds companies and Schibsteds distribution activities. She has led the transformation of the traditional newspaper distribution to an ecommerce growth group by founding and scaling growth companies. She is Chair of Boards in Helthjem Netthandel AS,, Distribution Innovation AS and serves on the boards of and Dooris ab. She has previous experience from Posten Bring and management consulting and holds an MBA from HEC Paris and a Masters degree in marketing from the Norwegian Business School. She has been a Board member in Strongpoint since April 28, 2022.

Pål Wibe


Pål Wibe has more than 30 years experience from management consulting and retail. 25 of those years from different leadership positions within retail in a unique breadth of sectors from grocery to travel retail to discount variety retail in various forms and lately sport & outdoor. He was the CEO of XXL ASA from 2020-2022, the CEO of Europris ASA from 2014-2020, the CEO of nille from 2006-2013 and the CEO of Travel Retail Norway from 2004-2006. He is now an advisor, investor and Board Member/Chair in different companies from early stage tech companies to larger retailers and public corporations like Europris ASA, Posten Bring AS, Forte Group AS, AKA Eiendom AS, Holdbart AS and Whiteaway Group AS (DK). He has been on the Board of Strongpoint since April 25, 2024.