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New Head of Corporate Communications in Norwegian

Press release   •   Feb 13, 2009 10:38 GMT

Anne-Sissel Skånvik has been appointed Senior Vice President Corporate Communications for Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA. Skånvik will be member of the Group Executive Management team and report to Chief Executive Officer Bjørn Kjos. Skånvik begins her new position 16 February 2009.

Anne-Sissel Skånvik (49) has 30 years of experience working with corporate communications and journalism. She has a Masters degree in political science (”Cand. Polit”) from the University of Oslo and has also a degree in journalism. Skånvik comes from a position as Senior Vice President in Telenor ASA. She has also held the position of Deputy Director General in The Ministry of Finance and has worked as a journalist for many years for various Norwegian newspapers.

- I am excited to be joining a company with so many opportunities and exciting plans. Norwegian has a reputation for having a great working environment and a closely knit team and this is something I value and look forward to becoming a part of, says Anne- Sissel Skånvik.
As well as overall responsibility for external and internal communication, including government affairs, Skånvik will be responsible for overseeing and maintaining the company’s profile across all divisions.

- I am looking forward to Anne-Sissel Skånvik joining our team in Norwegian. We have many exciting challenges facing us and I am convinced that her broad background and experience will strengthen our management team, says CEO Bjørn Kjos.