Press release from the Kavli Trust
(Bergen, 8 January 2015)
New directors of Kavli Holding
Frank Mohn and Lise Hammergren have been elected by the Kavli Trust to the board of Kavli Holding, the parent company for Norway’s Kavli food group.
Currently head of the Momentum Partners consultancy in Bergen, Mohn’s earlier positions include group chief executive of Rieber & Søn. He also has long international experience from Jotun and has worked for The Boston Consulting Group.
Hammergren is responsible for the BI Executive programme at the BI Norwegian Business School, and has solid management and marketing experience from Lilleborg, Orkla Brands, Orkla Media and Schibsted.
The other directors of Kavli Holding are Finn Jebsen (chairman), Stefan Granlund, Dag Opedal, Aksel Mjøs, Eli Kverneland and Rune Nyheim.
Their role focuses on the commercial development of the Kavli group, while the board of the Kavli Trust allocates charitable grants, exercises the ownership role and manages other funds.
Reidar Lorentzen is simultaneously stepping down from the Kavli Trust and Kavli Holding boards on reaching retirement age. He has devoted more than 20 years of impressive commitment to the positive development of both group and trust.
Further information from
Aksel Mjøs, chair, Kavli Trust, mobile: +47 970 88 529.
The Kavli group is one of Norway’s largest food groups, with an annual turnover of almost NOK 3 billion in the Nordic region and the UK. In Norway, the group is best known for Kavli spreadable cheese and dairy products from Q-Meieriene. Kavli is wholly owned by the Kavli Trust, which allocates grants to good causes in research, culture and humanitarian activities.
See also: www.kavli.com