Norwegian state-owned gambling group Norsk Tipping has moved to restructure its senior executive leadership team adding two new appointments to lead the firm’s future enterprise strategy.
In its update, Norsk Tipping confirms the appointment of Eirill Holtvedt as new Director of Corporate Strategy and Development.
A former senior finance and venture funding executive for DNB Norway, Holtvedt joins Norsk Tipping leadership to drive the firm’s enterprise strategy and future organisational developments.
Holtvedt will be supported by the promotion of Per Kristian Mengshoel as new Managing Director for Innovation and Corporate Development.
Mengshoel has formerly led Norsk Tipping’s data and systems division as Chief Data Officer (CDO – 2017-2018)
Prior to the promotion, Mengshoel had served as Norsk Tipping acting innovation lead since January 2018, with the gambling group moving to confirm his full remit as a new corporate leadership executive.
Updating corporate stakeholders Norsk Tipping chief executive Åsne Havnelid backed the two senior appointments, stating that they would be critical to Norsk Tipping’s future progress and corporate growth.
“I’m incredibly happy and proud that we added Eirill to the Norsk Tipping team. She has the expertise and experience we need in the future and qualities that complement the top management team.”
“Per has an exciting expertise and experience from several environments in addition to Norsk Tipping. I’m particularly pleased that we could find such a skilled and capable candidate in our own ranks, and look forward to working with Per. He will be an important member of the leadership team.”