Mattias Orrenius has been appointed Senior Vice President Investor Relations at Orkla ASA from 1 June 2015.
He is taking over from Rune Helland, who has accepted the position of head of Investor Relations at DNB.
Since 1 August 2013, Mattias Orrenius has headed the Financial Planning and Analysis Department at Orkla ASA. He has been employed at Orkla since 2009 and has substantial experience from finance positions in various parts of the Group. Mr Orrenius has a Master in Business Administration from the School of Economics and Management at Lund University in Sweden.
He is taking over the position of Senior VP Investor Relations on 1 June 2015 after Rune Helland, who has headed Investor Relations at Orkla for 14 years. During this period, Orkla has received several awards for its IR work, including winning the Stockman Price three times.
“Mattias knows Orkla well, having worked in different parts of the Group, and we are very pleased that he is now to become Senior VP Investor Relations. At the same time, we want to thank Rune for his loyal efforts on behalf of the Group over many years. He has played an extremely important part in building investor confidence in Orkla. We wish both Mattias and Rune every success with their new responsibilities,” says Jens Bjørn Staff, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Orkla ASA.
Elise Andersen Heidenreich will continue to hold a 50% position in Investor Relations at Orkla ASA, as she has done since 5 February this year. Ms Andersen Heidenreich is Senior Communications Advisor in the Group and divides her time between Investor Relations and Corporate Communications. Elise has a BA (Hons) in Economics from the University of Stirling in Scotland, and extensive experience of IR and communications work in listed companies, most recently as SVP Investor Relations at Norwegian Property, and prior to that at STX Europe, formerly Aker Yards.
Orkla ASAOslo, 27 March 2015
Group Director Corporate Communications and Corporate Affairs
Håkon MageliTel: +47 928 45 828