Håkon Tjomsland is appointed new Head of NCC Construction Norway

Press Release   •   Jun 19, 2013 11:00 BST

Håkon Tjomsland has been appointed new Business Area Manager for NCC Construction Norway. Peter Gjörup, who currently holds the position, will assume the new position of Chief Purchasing Officer for the NCC Group.

Peter Gjörup has developed and strengthened NCC’s position in Norway in recent years. During the latest two years the business has grown in line with the Group’s strategic priorities, through acquisitions as well as organically. NCC in Norway enters a phase of consolidation, focusing further on integration of acquired companies and to secure organic growth. After that, the next step in the strategy could be taken. This is then a suitable time and it is a natural step for a management shift. Håkon Tjomsland will assume his new role on June 24, 2013 and will also be a member of NCC Group Management. He has led the civil engineering operations in NCC Construction Norway with stable earnings since 2009.

Håkon Tjomsland has extensive experience and a deep understanding of the construction sector. Over the years, he has been responsible for some of NCC’s largest projects in Norway and held several positions as manager at both local and regional levels.

“I am convinced that Håkon Tjomsland will make an important contribution to the phase we are entering into. He has the right experience and has led our civil engineering operation in Norway with great success for many years. Norway is a prioritized market for profitable growth,” says Peter Wågström, CEO, NCC Group.

NCC has the ambition to be in the forefront in purchasing in the industry, Taking the next step on this journey s NCC has formed a new position – Chief Purchasing Officer on Group level. Peter Gjörup will assume his new position as Chief Purchasing Officer for the NCC Group starting during the third quarter and report to the CEO, Peter Wågström.

“Peter’s long and extensive experience in a range of positions at NCC will be invaluable in this role. Purchasing will be one of the most critical areas for NCC today and in the future. We have a lot to gain from developing our purchasing function even further,” concludes Peter Wågström, CEO, NCC Group.

Håkon Tjomsland is graduated from Oslo College of Engineering, BI Norwegian Business School and Lund Technical University.. Håkon Tjomsland has been employed by NCC since 1992.

For further information, please contact:
Peter Wågström, CEO NCC Group, phone +46 8-585 530 40

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This is the type of information that NCC could be obligated to disclose pursuant to the Securities Market Act. The information was issued for publication on June 19, 2013 at 08.00 CET.

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NCC is one of the leading construction and property development companies in the Nordic region. In 2012, NCC reported sales of SEK 57 billion and had 18,000 employees.