Erik Gunset Sønsterud, CEO Elkjøp Nordic

Sønsterud leads all group activities in the Nordic Region. He joined Elkjøp Nordic in 2017 as CFO, and rose to the CEO-position in June 2019, bringing with him extensive experience from various industries, including retail. Sønsterud was educated at the Norwegian School of Management (BI), and is a certified public accountant.     

 

 

Niclas Eriksson, Chain Manager / Managing Director Elgiganten Sverige

Eriksson is responsible for managing group retail activities in Sweden. He was appointed Managing Director in 2012, and has a broad background within retail management. Eriksson joined the group in 1995, and has held several key positions within the group, including roles as Manager Major domestic appliances & Small domestic Appliances and Marketing Manager Elgiganten Sweden. Prior to his appointment as Managing Director he was responsible for operations in Sweden.

 

 

Trygve Hillesland,  Chain Manager/Managing Director Gigantti Finland

Hillesland is responsible for managing all retail activities in Finland and joined group management as a Managing Director for Finland in 2018. He has a broad background from consumer electronics retail. Prior to heading the Finnish operations, Hillesland ran the Nordic Customer Care Center. 

 

 

Peder Stedal, Chain Manager / Managing Director Elgiganten Denmark

Stedal is responsible for managing all retail activities in Denmark, became Managing Director in 2012, and has a broad background within retail management. Stedal joined the group in 1996, and has held several key positions within the DSC group, including roles as Manager Consumer Electronics & Marketing Elgiganten Denmark, Category Manager Consumer Electronics Italy and Sales Director Central Europe.

 

 

Fredrik Tønnesen, Chain Manager / Managing Director Elkjøp Norway

Fredrik Tønnesen manages group retail activities in Norway and joined the group in 2005. He has held several key posts in the company, including the roles as Nordic Category Director for Kitchen, and Sales Manager for Appliances in the Nordics. Tønnesen was appointed Chain Manager in 2017.

 

 

Åshild Indresøvde, Chief Brand Officer, Elkjøp Nordic

Indresøvde is responsible for brand development, including Marketing, CRM, Content, Social Media and Communication.  She joined Elkjøp in 2007 and was promoted to Chief Brand Officer in 2017. Indresøvde has extensive experience within communication in consumer based industries, and holds a degree in communication from Volda University College.  

 

 

Eirik Jarl Nilssen, Franchise Director, Elkjøp Nordic

Nilssen is responsible for Elkjøp Nordic's franchise business area and joined the group in 1998. He has held several key posts within training and retail operations and was appointed Franchise Director in 2007.

 

 

Marianne Nøkleby, Chief Commercial Officer Elkjøp Nordic

Nøkleby is in charge of Elkjøp Nordic’s Commercial division, including the category buying teams, as well as supply chain and logistics operations. Nøkleby joined the group in 1992 and has held several key posts in the company. She was appointed CCO in 2013.

 

 

Stein Riibe, Chief of Staff, Elkjøp Nordic

Riibe is responsible for Human Resources, Compliance, Legal and Indirect Sourcing. He joined Elkjøp in 2014 and has more than 20 years of experience within HR management from a wide range of industries. He has a Master of Laws degree from the University of Oslo.

 

 

Morten Johnsen, Chief Financial Officer (interim), Elkjøp Nordic

Johnsen is responsible for finance and business development. He joined Elkjøp in 2009 and has held different positions within Commercial and Finance. Prior to Elkjøp, Johnsen has experience within finance from a wide range of industries. He is educated at the Norwegian School of Management (BI).

 

 

Per Wernersson, Chief Operating Officer, Elkjøp Nordic

Wernersson leads all retail operations and IT. He is responsible for optimizing customer experience in the various sales channels, including Digital, B2B and Services. Wernersson joined the company in 2013 and has more than 20 years of experience from the retail industry. He holds a degree in engineering from Linköping University.