Orkla has announced that is creating a new division called Orkla Foods as part of a restructuring plan, while a number of major appointments have been made across the company.
The new Orkla Foods division will include the operations of the existing Orkla Foods Nordic and Baltics and Orkla Foods International units. Atle Vidar Nagel Johansen has been named CEO of the new Orkla Foods business area, after previously serving as Orkla Care CEO.
Meanwhile, Johan Wilhelmsson will step down from the executive board but will continue to serve as CEO of Orkla Foods International, which will now become a business unit under Orkla Foods.
Following the departure of Jeanette Hauan Fladby, Ingvill T. Berg has been appointed CEO of the Orkla Confectionery & Snacks business area.
Effective today, the new executive board will include the following:
Semlitsch, which took on the role of CEO in 2019, commented on the group changes:
“In making changes in the Group structure and the top executive staff, I have deliberately chosen competent leaders who have made a strong, positive impression on me. I am glad that both Hege and Ingvill have accepted the opportunity to become part of the Group executive board and our future team.”
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