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.

Torun Reinhammar

Board Member

Torun Reinhammar (1963) became member of the Board of Directors in 2017.

Torun Reinhammar has more than 30 years of experience within the media sector and has been journalist, Editor in Chief, CEO and board member of AB Nyhetsbyrån Direkt.  After holding the role of acting corporate governance and responsible investment specialist at the Swedish insurance and pensions company Folksam, she joined the global NGO CDP (former Carbon Disclosure Procect), where she currently holds a position as Senior Account Manager for Investor Engagement, working with investors in Europe. 

Reinhammar has a bachelor's degree in journalism and political science from the University of Gothenburg, as well as a Diploma from the John Hopkins University, SAIS Europe Bologna.

Mark Ivin

Board Member

Mark Ivin (1965) became a member of the Board of Directors in 2017. He is currently chief financial officer at the Norwegian company Get AS (from 2011), and also CFO of TDC AS after Get AS in 2014 was sold in a dual-track transaction from Private Equity owners Goldman Sachs Capital Partners (UK) and The Quadrangle Group (USA) to Danish telecommunications company TDC A/S headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Ivin was Finance Manager at Hughes Space and Communications from 1996 to 1998, Senior Manager at Ernst & Young from 1998 to 2001, Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers from 2001 to 2008, board member at Statkraft Treasury Center SA from 2008 to 2011 and Finance Director at Statkraft from 2008 to 2011.

Ivin has a degree in Business Administration from BI Norwegian School of Management, a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Denver, an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management as well as well as an executive education course from IMD, Switzerland.

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.