Mandatory notification of trade - Jesper Ovesen

Jesper Ovesen, Board member of Orkla ASA, has on 6 May 2011 bought 20.000 shares in Orkla ASA at an average price of NOK 51.10 per share.

 Following this transaction, Jesper Ovesen and related parties hold a total of 20.000 shares in Orkla ASA.

Orkla ASA,
Oslo, 9 May 2011

Contact, Orkla Investor Relations:
Siv M. Skorpen Brekke 
Tel.: +47 22 54 44 55


This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)