Pål has extensive international experience from both the chemical processing industry and from the telco industry. He started his career in DYNO Industrier ASA, and quickly developed his area of responsibility to become VP HSE in their explosives manufacturing division, DYNO Nobel. In DYNO, he developed their HSE Management System and built a global team which implemented and audited compliance in a drive to take control of the production facilities after a number of fatal accidents in both Asia and America.
Since 2000 Pål has been holding a number of national and international CXO positions in Telenor ASA. Initially as Project Director and subsequently COO and deputy CEO in Telenor Norkring. From 2007 Pål took on the position as CEO in Telenor MCP, followed by a tenure as CEO in Telenor Aeromobile, London. In 2013 he was appointed Global Head of Commercial Roaming for the Telenor Group in order to leverage the Group size in negotiations with international partners and to prepare for the changes in the telco-industry with “Roam Like Home” packages. Technologies covered are; Digital Broadcasting, Satellite, GSM (3G, 4G, 5G, IoT).
Pål has lately focused on helping start-ups in the Internet of Things (IoT) industry, and he has served as CEO of Berge AS which develops IoT sensors for the property development industry as a part of the ongoing PropTech development.
It is the motivation of organisations, the extraction of quality form individuals and groups which really gives him pleasure, and such organisations will have a culture which is dominated by loyalty, energy and a strong belief in what we aim to achieve. His technical know-how is combined with a keen business development expertise, securing an entrepreneurial approach to problem-solving and strategy development/implementation.
Lean Management Methodology, INSEAD
Strategic Management, INSEAD
Financial Management, London Business School
Brand Academy, London Business School
Master of Management, BI Executive School
MSc (hons) Mech Eng, UMIST Manchester
Skiing, Golf, Boating, Cooking
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