05.01.2006: Executive Vice President Anders Berggren has accepted an offer to become Investment Director at SEB Asset Management Norway.
Consequently, he will be leaving Orkla in the course of the spring.
His decision is based on personal priorities and there is no disagreement on strategy or other business matters. Work on finding Mr Berggren's successor will begin immediately.
"I would like to extend our warm thanks to Anders, who has done a great job for Orkla. I am sorry that he is leaving, but understand his desire to take on new challenges after fifteen years in the Orkla Group," says Group President and CEO Dag Opedal.