Page 81 - Kitron Annual Report 2011

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Board and management
Bachelor of Science, Electronics
and is now working as a Project
Manager at Kitron AS in Arendal,
where he has been employed
since 1985 in various leadership
positions within production and
testing. Mr Vedøy has been on the
Kitron board since 2007 and has
attended 9 out of 9 board meet-
ings in 2011.
Management
Jørgen Bredesen
CEO
Jørgen Bredesen is born in 1956
and is a Norwegian citizen. He has
been studying Business Admin-
istration, and has diverse senior
management experience from large
multinationals within telecoms and
high-tech companies. Mr Bredesen
has been CEO in Kitron since 2006.
Gard Eliassen
Sourcing Director
Gard Eliassen is born in 1960 and
is a Norwegian citizen. He holds
a Bachelor of Science, and a
Green Belt in the Six Sigma quality
system. Mr Eliassen has diverse
experience in sourcing manage-
ment, mainly from EMS suppliers
and technology firms such as GE
Healthcare. He has been in Kitron
since 2006.
Bengt Enbom
HR Director
Bengt Enbom is born in 1961 and
is a Swedish citizen. He holds a
Bachelor of Science in Human
Resources, and has diverse ex-
perience from HR management in
various industries. Mr Enbom has
been in Kitron since 2007.
Jan Liholt
Managing Director, Kitron Inc.
Jan Liholt is born in 1954 and is a
Norwegian citizen. Jan Liholt holds
a Bachelor of Science in Electron-
ics and has diverse experience from
manufacturing and general manage-
ment of manufacturing and devel-
opment companies. Mr Liholt has
been working for Kitron since 2000.
Thomas Löfgren
Managing Director, Kitron AB
Thomas Löfgren is born in 1966
and is a Swedish citizen. He
graduated from a Swedish Techni-
cal school and has prior to Kitron
worked as a Business Area Man-
ager in Saab. Mr Löfgren has been
in Kitron since 2000 where he has
held the positions of Manufactur-
ing Manager, Site Manager and
Managing Director in Kitron Micro-
electronics AB and now Kitron AB.
Mindaugas Sestokas
Managing Director, UAB Kitron
Mindaugas Sestokas is born in
1971and is a Lithuanian citizen.
He holds a Master of Business Ad-
ministration and has diverse experi-
ence from sales and marketing in
the beverage industry and general
management of an appliance man-
ufacturing company. Mr Sestokas
has been in Kitron since 2008.
Leif Tore Smedås
Director Transfer and
Globalisation
Leif Tore Smedås is born in 1958
and is a Norwegian citizen. He
holds a Bachelor of Science in
Electronics. Mr Smedås has long
experience from electronics engi-
neering, technology development
and general management, whereof
many years as Managing Director
for Kitron Røros (now sold). He
has been in Kitron since 1981.
Dag Songedal
Managing Director, Kitron AS
Dag Songedal is born in 1965 and
is a Norwegian citizen. He holds a
university degree in Finance and
Auditing, and has extensive experi-
ence in organisational develop-
ment, operational management,
strategic and operative finance
and mergers and acquisitions. Mr
Songedal has been in Kitron since
2008.
Björn Wigström
CFO
Mr Wigström is born in 1966 and
is a Swedish citizen. He holds a
Master of Business Administra-
tion and has diverse experience
from finance and administrative
management in various industries.
Mr Wigström has been working for
Kitron since 2008.