The Ekornes Management Team

Ekornes is a matrix organisation. Our Group Management Team covers all aspects of Ekornes, from product development to HR, and includes key decision-makers from our strategic markets.

Coroporate Management

Fredrik Ø. Nilsen

Fredrik Ø. Nilsen

  • Interim CEO & CFO Ekornes Group
Janne Strømmen

Janne Strømmen

  • SVP Marketing
James Tate

James Tate

  • SVP IMG Business
Peter Bjerregaard

Peter Bjerregaard

  • SVP Commercial North America
James Thompson

James Thompson

  • SVP Commercial Europe
Ole Bastian Emdal

Ole Bastian Emdal

  • SVP PD Ekornes Group AS 
Mark Kelsey

Mark Kelsey

  • SVP Commercial Apac
Lars Wittemann

Lars Wittemann

  • SVP Sourcing & Supply Chain
Ola Arne Ramstad

Ola Arne Ramstad

  • SVP Production Stressless
Trond Veibust

Trond Veibust

  • SVP IT, Strategic Projects & IMG Operations
Pål Aage Nordahl

Pål Aage Nordahl

  • Managing Dir. Svane AS

The Board of Directors

Ruihai Zhao

Ruihai Zhao

  • Chair and CEO of Qumei Group
Lars I. Røiri

Lars I. Røiri

  • Vice-chair
Stian Ekornes

Stian Ekornes

  • Board Member
Sveinung Utgård

Sveinung Utgård

  • Board Member - Employee-elected
Ove Skåre

Ove Skåre

  • Board Member - Employee-elected
Atle Berntzen

Atle Berntzen

  • Board Member - Employee-elected