05 Dec 2008

Terry Hamilton appointed senior vice president South America

In addition to his present responsibilities, Terry Hamilton is taking over the responsibility as senior vice president South America after senior vice president Vidar Lerstad. Lerstad will retire from 1 January 2009.
- Vidar Lerstad has been with Norske Skog since 1989. He has held several key management positions in Norske Skog and has played a significant role in the development and globalisation of the group. I am grateful for his contribution to Norske Skog, says CEO Christian Rynning-Tønnesen.
Terry Hamilton will maintain his responsibilities as senior vice president for Australasia and Asia.
The organisational changes will be effective from 1 January 2009.
Following this appointment, the corporate management of Norske Skog consists of:
  • Christian Rynning-Tønnesen, CEO and president
  • Audun Røneid, chief financial officer
  • Kristin Slyngstad Klitzing, senior vice president HR and organisation
  • Rune Gjessing, senior vice president strategy
  • Jan Clasen, senior vice president Europe
  • Terry Hamilton, senior vice president Australasia, Asia and South America
Oxenøen, 5 December 2008
Norske Skog
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