Board of Directors

The Board is responsible for the management of Infront ASA and the proper organisation of its operations. The members meet the company's need for expertise, capacity and balanced decision making, and with the aim of ensuring that the Board of Directors can operate independently of any special interests and function effectively as a collegial body.

Gunnar Jacobsen 

Chairman

Gunnar Jacobsen (1977) became a member of the Board of Directors in 2008 and a Chairman of the Board in 2012. He is currently investment director in the Norwegian company Kistefos AS.

He holds a Master of Science in Marketing and Management and a Master in Corporate Finance from the Norwegian School of Management (BI).

Gunnar Jacobsen joined Kistefos in 2006. Prior to joining Kistefos, Jacobsen was CEO of BlueCom, a Norwegian telecommunications company targeting primarily the residential market. His previous experience includes senior project management in BlueCom, and business development activities at Telenor.

Edoardo Jacucci

Board Member

Edoardo Jacucci has built a career around software and analytics. Most recently he was General Manager EMEA at Arundo Analytics where he has worked on building and shipping machine learning powered data products. Before joining Arundo in 2017 he was Chief Product Officer at Bisnode, and VP Product for Data Analytics at Schibsted Media Group. He was also formerly Associate Partner at McKinsey & Co., where he was a leader in the Big Data practice in the banking sector. 

Edoardo holds a PhD in Information Systems from the University of Oslo Norway and a MSc in Computer Science Engineering from the Polytechnic of Milan, Italy. 

Mark Ivin

Board Member

Mark Ivin (1965) became a board member in 2017. He is currently CFO of Magseis Fairfield, a seismic company with operations in Norway and USA, and listed on the Oslo stock exchange. Prior to that, he was CFO and acting CEO of the cable company Get, which was sold by private equity owners Goldman Sachs Capital Partners and the Quadrangle Group to TDC Group in 2014, and again to Telia Company in 2018. Mark has also held management positions at Hughes Space and Communications in Los Angeles, California, and in Oslo as senior manager at EY and partner at PwC, as well as senior management and board positions at Statkraft. He has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Denver, Colorado, and an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management, Phoenix, Arizona, and executive education from IMD, Zürich.

Beate Skjerven Nygårdshaug

Board Member

Ms. Skjerven Nygårdshaug joined the board in 2017. She is currently Legal Director of OSM Aviation Group. She holds several board positions in listed and non-listed companies, including Axactor SE. Her experience includes being Legal Director in Kistefos AS from 2006-2014 and the Legal Counsel for TDC Song from 2003-2006. She also has experience from law firms and being managing director in NEX. 

She holds an executive MBA from IMD Switzerland, a master of law from University of Oslo, a Master of International law from San Francisco as well as an IEL program from Harvard University of Boston.

Bente Avnung Landsnes

Board Member

Bente A. Landsnes has experience as CEO and President of Oslo Børs ASA and Oslo Børs VPS Holding ASA from 2006 to 2019. She started her career at Bankenes Betalingssentral and was the CEO of Bankenes Utredningsselskap and Senior Vice President at Bankenes Betalningssentral before joining Sparebanken NOR in 1996. From 2000 to 2003, Landsnes held the position of Group Executive Vice President in Gjensidige NOR Sparebank and she was Group Executive Vice President at DNB NOR (IT and operations) from 2003 to 2006. Landsnes has, among other things, experience with change and reputation management, financial reporting, investor relations, corporate governance, ESG and digital transformation. 

Bente holds a specialisation in accounting and language from Frogner Handelsskole.