Thomas Ljungqvist has been appointed Senior Vice President Investor Relations at Orkla ASA. He will be taking over from Mattias Orrenius, who has been appointed Chief Financial Officer at Orkla Confectionery & Snacks Sweden.
Since 2014, Thomas Ljungqvist has been CFO at Orkla Investments. He has been employed at Orkla since 2008 and has held previous roles within M&A and Business Development in both Orkla and Sapa. Before joining Orkla, he was Associate Director in UBS' group strategic advisory team based in Zurich and has also worked for Capgemini in Stockholm. Mr Ljungqvist holds a Master of Science in Economics & Business from the Stockholm School of Economics in Sweden.
"We are very pleased that Thomas has accepted the position as Senior Vice President Investor Relations. Thomas knows Orkla well from various positions in the group, as well as having extensive experience from the financial market. At the same time, we want to thank Mattias for his excellent job heading up Investor Relations for the last three years, and are pleased to see him moving on to another important role in the Orkla group. We wish both Thomas and Mattias every success with their new responsibilities," says Jens Bjørn Staff, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Orkla ASA.
Thomas Ljungqvist will start in his new position at the latest 1 April 2018.
Oslo, 17 January 2018
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