Management

Byggma ASA is lead by a elected board of seven members and a group management.

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

 

  Geir Drangsland
CEO
 
Geir Drangsland CEO of Byggma ASA. He has served as Chairman of Byggma ASA 2000-09. He is Managing Director of Investor AS. Geir Drangsland holds an MBA and has been the CFO of Idun AS from 1987 to 1991, Finance Manager at El-Kjøp Norway from 1991 to 1992, CFO of the same company from 1992 to 1995 and Finance / CFO Avantor ASA from 1995 to 1998.
     
   

Roy Kenneth Grundetjern
IT Director

Roy Kenneth Grundetjern has been IT director in the group since 2008. He is also a board member of Forestia AS, Smartpanel As and Masonite Beams AB. In the period 2014 to 208, he was also CEO at Huntonit AS.

He has held management positions in both the private and public sectors. Roy Kenneth Grundetjern has a degree from the University of Oslo (Informatics), University of Agder (Engineer) and is studying for an MBA - Executive Master of Business Administration at the University of Agder.

 

     
    Jens Unhammer
CFO Byggma ASA

Jens Unhammer has been Finance Director of the Group since 2003. He has 12 years experience from Øglænd Group. Finance Director at Cubus as and he worked as CFO of Fibo-Trespo AS from 1992-2000, serving as Finance Manager in the Byggma Group from 2000 to 2002. Jens Unhammer has an MBA from BI Oslo.
     
    Richard Thompsen
Logistics Manager

Richard Thompsen has been in Byggma Group for 20 years. Educated as Market economist and has a Bachelor in Marketing Economy.
He started at customer service center and after some time as Manager customer Service centre. The position was extended with responsibility for material managing.  He started as Head of Logistics for Huntonit and Fibo-Trespo. In 2011 Richard acquired the position as Logistics Manager for the entire Byggma group.

 

MANAGEMENT CONSTRUCTION

 

     
     
    Atle Uldal
Plant Manager Uldal AS Birkeland

Started off on orders office Uldal 1984 and took over as chief Prod 1986-1994.

Was employed Scanflex AS (interior doors) from 1994 to 96 in position as chief Prod.

Returned to Uldal 1996 in the position as Chief Prod. Atle was appointed Plant Manager in 1996.

     
   

Terje Sagbakken
Managing Director Forestia

Terje holds an engineering degree in wood technology and a master's degree in sustainable production from NTNU. 

He has led Forestia since 2017. Prior to this, Terje worked at Kongsberg Automotive AS, where he has held various management positions for 19 years in logistics and production, of which the last 4 years as Factory Manager for the factory at Raufoss.

 

     
     
   

Knut Nilsen
Factory Director Huntonit

Knut Nilsen a Masters degree in Production and Quality Engineering from NTH (NTNU) and has since 1997 worked in senior positions within the process related industries, both as technical director and production manager. Before Knut started Huntonit he worked as production manager at Elkem Solar and took part from the structure to the industrialization of factory.

     
 

Marius Heidenberg
Managing Director Smartpanel


Marius has an engineering education in automation and robotics, and has worked for many years as general manager of a family business, with a strong focus on automation. In 2015, he was first hired as project manager for the construction of the Smart Board Productions factory in Fredrikstad, before continuing, after completion, in the role of technical manager of the same company. After Smartpanel was hit by bankruptcy in 2018, Byggma bought up the estate, and Marius took over as Managing Director of the new company.

     
    Erlend Jordet
Sales Director Forestia

Erlend has education in economics from UIS, logistics from UIO and a Master in Marketing from NMH / BI. Erlend has held several senior positions in sales and marketing before starting as Sales Director at Forestia in 2019.

     
    Halvor Coward Olsen
Sales Director Norway and export markets.

Halvor C. Olsen has worked in Byggma Group since 1999, he has held the position of Sales Director exporting since 2008.

Halvor C. Olsen has previously worked in international sales for DNH AS, where he from 1994 to 1999, he worked DNHS branch office in France. Halvor C. Olsen has a degree in International Marketing at the Academy (BI) in Oslo and Superiur Ecole de Commerce in Grenoble and Nantes, France.

     
    Atle Arctander
CEO Masonite Beams

Atle became a CEO of Masonite Beams AB in 2012. He previously held positions as General Manager of Forestia (2011), CEO of Miras Multimaskin AS (1995-2011) and Engineer in Multimaskin AS (1993-1995). From 2020 he is also manager of Masonite Beams AS.

                                                 

     
    Torunn Mangseth
Marketing Manager

Has held various positions in Byggma Group since February 2000. Torunn been marketing manager since  2008. Previously she has worked in sales, marketing and store operations in various industries such as sports, clothing/fashion and consumables. Torunn has her education within marketing, finans and Interiordesign. 
     
   

John Sæten
Director Masonite Beams and Byggform

John Sæten has been in the Byggma Group since 1999, holds the position as Sales Director at Masonite and has held positions as District Manager, Kam and Sales Manager. John Sæten has previously run a builder's business and been 4 years at a building retailer in Oslo. John Sæten has a Bachelor of Construction, is a building surveyor and has executive education from the Armed Forces.

 

MANAGEMENT LIGHTING

 

  Tore Hansen
Managing Director Scan Lamps, Aneta and Uldal. 
Educated in economics and IT. Tore started at Uldal AS in 1997 as CFO. In 2006 he became general manager of Scan Lamps and in 2008 became CEO of both companies within 
lighting in Byggma Group - Scan Lamps AS and Aneta AS. In 2013, he also became CEO of Uldal AS.
     
  Morten Leander Jonassen
Marketing Director Lightning

Morten started as Marketing Director in Scan Lamps in 2008 and also became Marketing Director for Aneta Belysning in 2011. From 2001 to 2008 he was Country Manager for Massive Norway (became Philips in 07), 1999 to 2001 he was a salesman in Massive Norway and before this he was salesrep for Charles Pettersen / Sørlands Chips. Morten has a degree from BI Norwegian School of Management.

 

 

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