Management

Arne Hjeltnes

Arne Hjeltnes

Group CEO

Arne has economics diplomas from BI and Cambridge University (2009) and a background in sales and marketing in Norway and abroad. He has worked as a consultant and copywriter in the advertising sector, at TV2 for 11 years, as an export envoy in Asia for the Norwegian Seafood Council, as the Norwegian tourism promotion manager in America for Innovation Norway and as a communications manager at Marine Harvest ASA. Arne has written 16 books, and serves on several boards.

Marius Drefvelin

Marius Drefvelin

Group CFO

Marius is the Group’s CFO and was previously the CFO of Creuna Norway. Before this, he worked ten years with Deloitte and KPMG as a financial advisor in mergers, acquisitions and IPOs. He holds two Bachelors Degrees (Finance and Economics) from the University of Utah, USA.

Tove-Grete Solheim

Tove-Grete Solheim

Group COO

Tove-Grete Solheim is Group COO of Creuna. She comes from the position as COO/CFO in Software Innovation (now part of Tieto). She has also been CFO of Burson Marsteller in Norway. She has more than 20 years of experience from the IT industry, focusing on operational and financial improvements, change management and processes cross border. She is educated at The University of Utah, BI Norwegian Business School and Norwegian School of Sport Sciences.

Torstein Harildstad

Torstein Harildstad

CEO

Torstein Harildstad is interim CEO at Creuna Norway. He is an experienced leader who has headed strong teams and delivered solid economic results for companies in the software and media industries. Until May 2016 he was Group CEO of Software Innovation. At Creuna, he will apply his experience to the work of implementing a new strategy and appoint a new CEO.

Magnus Palm

Magnus Palm

CEO

Magnus has been CEO of Creuna Sweden since 2015. He has been with Creuna since 2007 in different positions, such as Sales Director, Strategist and Client Manager. Magnus holds a Master's degree in Industrial Management from the Institute of Technology at Linköping University.

Jani Kekkonen

Jani Kekkonen

CEO

Jani Kekkonen has been CEO of Creuna Finland since August 2010. Jani has over 10 years of experience in consulting and developing digital services and solutions. Before joining Creuna Jani worked as a Director, Digital Service Design at Tieto.

Roar Nissen

Roar Nissen

CEO

Roar is Managing Director of Creuna Aarhus in Denmark. He has been with Creuna since 2007 and has worked as an advisor for some of Creunas largest clients. Before joining Creuna, Roar worked as a digital entrepreneur creating several web and mobile concepts. Roar holds a Master’s degree in Information Technology from University of Aarhus and Aarhus School of Business.

Nikolaj Opstrup

Nikolaj Opstrup

Managing Director, Copenhagen

Nikolaj is Managing Director of Creuna Copenhagen in Denmark. He has been in the digital industry since the mid 90s and has many digital start-ups behind him. Before joining Creuna, Nikolaj worked at Peytz & Co. for several years, both in Development, Project Management and Sales. He holds an MBA in Management of Technology, Innovation Management and Business Development & Personal Leadership.