Chairman of the Board
Berger is the Chief Executive Officer In Blommenholm Industrier, a family office, COB in Yara ASA and COB in Bertel O. Steen Holding AS. He is the CFO and has been an EVP of Schibsted ASA for more than 20 years, CFO and EVP in Nycomed ASA, and partner in Arthur Andersen & Co.
Petter started his career in SEB in Frankfurt from 1987- 1990, thereafter from 1991 till 2007 in Orkla Finans, merged into SEB Enskilda in 2000. He was head of corporate finance in Norway from 1994- 2007. He is a founding partner of Arctic Securities, and since the foundation in 2007 he has worked in the corporate finance department both as an client executive in addition to various management positions. Today he is the overall responsible for Corporate Finance. Petter holds a Diplom Kaufmann degree from Univerität Mannheim in Germany (1982-19987).
Halvor previously worked for Alfred Berg (2004-2010) as senior advisor to institutional clients. He worked for Industrifinans Aktiv Forvaltning (1994-2002) as Managing Director and Portfolio Manager for discretionary mandates. Halvor has significant experience within banking and finance from 1983 and has held positions as Head of Equites and Fixed Income in Sparebanken Vestfold and Fixed Income Portfolio Manager for Sparebanken NOR. He studied Business at the Norwegian School of Management (BI).
Grønningsæter holds a degree in Building and Construction from Gothenburg Technical Institute (1991), and a Bachelor's degree from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, NHH (1994). He started working as a stockbroker in 1994 for Saga Securities AS in Oslo (now Danske Securities ASA), and became a partner in 1995. In 1998 he joined RASMUSSENGRUPPEN AS in Kristiansand as a Portfolio Manager, and has since 2006 held the position as Investment Manager. Grønningsæter is also the Managing Director of PORTIA AS, a wholly owned subsidiary of RASMUSSENGRUPPEN AS.
Roar Skuland is the CFO of RASMUSSENGRUPPEN AS since June 1, 2021, after having been the regional leader for Deloitte Sørlandet with more than 35 years of experience in auditing and consulting for Norwegian and international businesses. Skuland was the leader of Deloitte Sørlandet for 17 years and a board member of Deloitte AS. Through auditing of large Norwegian and global companies, he has gained significant experience in leading larger audit teams and communicating with leaders at different levels in corporations and larger groups. He has extensive experience with challenges related to internal control and financial reporting, acquisition and sale of businesses, due diligence processes, and reorganization of corporate structures. Also has experience with capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings. Was a member of the Kristiansand city council and the health and social welfare committee from 1991-1995.