Kristine Aasheim will leave her role as Marketing Director to become Managing Director for Kavli Norway, and will continue her focus on developing strong brands such as Kavli®, Q-Meieriene® and Skyr®. She will also be a member of the Kavli Group Executive Committee.
– Kristine has over the past years been a key contributor in generating growth far ahead of the market in Norway, both by revitalizing Kavli spreadable cheese and through several successful innovations such as Q Breakfast Yoghurt and Q Skyr® Mini.
As she now will be expanding her responsibility to the entire Norwegian business, we trust Kavli Norway to continue being a growth winner in the Norwegian market. I am very pleased to have the best candidate for this job in our own organization, says CEO Erik Volden in the Kavli Group
Kristine Aasheim has a broad experience from the Norwegian food industry, with senior roles in both sales- and marketing. She has over the past years developed a strong and competent marketing- and innovation team in Kavli Norway, which has received several awards and has contributed to Kavli Norway’s strong organic growth.
Kristine will replace Karl Johan Ingvaldsen, who after 6 years of service, will be moving on to new challenges outside the group. He will for a period of time be working on projects for the Kavli Group.
– We are indeed thankful for Karl Johan’s contributions over the past years. Under his leadership Kavli Norway has initiated several strategic initiatives which have been fundamental for the growth achieved and our further ability to grow. These initiatives have also contributed to a strong financial improvement. We believe he will do well in his future endeavors says Volden.