Kristin Skogen Lund

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Born11 August 1966
Alma materNorwegian Defence University College, University of Oregon, INSEAD
Member ofCivita, Trilateral Commission
Norwegian executive with deep state ties. Attended two Bilderbergs as Director-General of Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise

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In office
2018 - Present
Preceded byCarola Lemne

Kristin Skogen Lund is a Norwegian business leader. She became CEO of the media corporation Schibsted ASA in December 2018[1]. She was the Director General of the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO) from 2012 to 2018, during which time she attended two Bilderberg meetings.

Since 2015 Skogen Lund has been a member of The Global Commission in the Economy and Climate[2] and the ILO Global Commission of the future of work. Since the same year, she has been a member of the Executive Committee and heading the Norwegian delegation of the Trilateral Commission.[3] She is also a council member of the think tank Civita.

Background and education

Kristin Skogen Lund grew up in Oslo. She attended University of Oregon in Eugene, where she obtained the BA with honours in International Studies and Business Administration. She obtained her MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.[4]

Kristin Skogen Lund graduated from the Norwegian Defence University College Executive Programme during fall 2018,[5] with other key decision makers.

Business career

From 1992 to 1995, Kristin Skogen Lund worked as a manager in Lever Europe. In 1995 she was hired in the Coca-Cola Company and was the director of Coca-Cola Beverages Sweden from 1997 to 1998. In 1998 she was hired by Scandinavia Online and became CEO before the turn of the year. From 2003 to 2004 she was the CEO of Scanpix. In 2004 she moved to Aftenposten AS—publisher the newspaper Aftenposten—and in 2007 became CEO.[6] Aftenposten AS is owned 100% by Schibsted.[7] Lund has held various board memberships within the Schibsted Group and in the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, and she has been a member of the board of the Orkla Group.[6]

In 2009 Kristin Skogen Lund left Aftenposten to become EVP (director) for Nordic activities within Telenor, in which capacity she worked from February 2010 to November 2012. This included portfolio responsibility for Telenor Norway, Telenor Denmark, Telenor Sweden, Telenor Broadcast, Telenor Holding, Telenor Media and Content Services, and Telenor Digital Services, Her portfolio from September 2011 also included responsibility for development and digital services.

From 2008, Skogen Lund was Vice President of the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise.[8] In April 2010, she became acting president, after Paul-Christian Rieber suddenly stepped down.[9] During summer 2010 she was formally elected as president of the organization for two years. In 2012 she became the Director general of the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise.

Other engagements and awards

Skogen Lund was a board member in the Wallenberg Sphere company Ericsson from 2013 until 2018. She is a member of the Audit Committee. She is Chairman of the board of the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, and is on the board of Mozilla and AutoStore ASA.

She was presented with the insignia of Knight of the French Legion of Honour in 2019,[10] and recently headed the government appointed commision revising the Norwegian pension system.


Events Participated in

Bilderberg/20136 June 20139 June 2013Watford
The 2013 Bilderberg group meeting.
Bilderberg/20169 June 201612 June 2016Germany
The 2016 Bilderberg meeting took place in Dresden, Germany.


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