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About the Company

Spir Group´s companies creates digital solutions that simplifies data-driven decision-making. Whether it's personal choices or decisions that affect businesses and society as a whole.
Why are we here?

Our Story

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Spir Group is a Nordic software house. By gathering and making information available between consumers, the public and private sector, we simplify processes that are unnecessarily complex.

Spir Group is the parent company and the visionary force of multiple subsidiary software companies, each dedicated to delivering mission-critical technology that sustains and advances society. See our companies here.

Our customer base spans from public sector to private businesses within real estate, property development, banking, and power companies, to name a few. And in our organization we have more than 350 colleagues with deep domain and technology knowledge.

Spir Group does more than just collect and share information. We facilitate innovation and growth that strengthens trust between individuals, businesses, and the public sector. 

Together we are building a well-informed and understanding society – and a better future for us all.

 

Who are we?

Our team

We are creators. In Spir Group all ideas begin as a thought, an unrest, a desire to do something more beautiful, faster or better in other ways. As a team of creators we give these ideas concrete form.

Our goal is to use creativity to create something new and realize our vision of making data insight and everyday interaction effortless for our customers.

At Spir Group we want to make ideas come true, by creating innovation and solves the need for structure, stability and control.

Our most important resource is our people. Together we create a diverse,  innovative and fun workplace. At our company you get the opportunity to develop a career within our multiple brands.

 

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What are our guiding principles?

Our values

Innovation

Innovation is at the core of Spir Group's identity. We believe in staying ahead of the curve, embracing emerging technologies, and constantly challenging ourselves to explore new horizons.  We don’t just think outside the box, we tear down its barriers. 

 

Collaboration

We work together within each company and across the group, with our partners, clients and the public to create digital eco-systems that in turn enables society to work together and interact seamlessly. All because we believe collaboration is key to building a sustainable future.

Trust

We understand that reliability is paramount, and we will continue to uphold the highest standards in delivering on our promises. We earn the trust of our colleagues, partners and clients, and strengthen trust in society by creating digital services that promotes transparency and enables smooth interaction between all. 

 

Sustainability

Sustainability is a major inherent part of all our solutions. We believe in clever and responsible utilization of digital possibilities to reach our common goals. Reduced costs, effort and spent resources benefit people, society and the planet. 

 

 
Who are our trusted advisors?

Our Board

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Rolv Erik Ryssdal (1962) Chairperson

Managing director of Aftonbladet from 1999 to 2005 and held the same position in VG (Verdens Gang) from 2005 to 2008. CEO in Schibsted in 2009 and held that position until 2018 when he became CEO of Adevinta, spun out of Schibsted. He led Adevinta’s IPO in 2019 and the acquisition of eBay Classifieds Group in 2021, making Adevinta the largest international classifieds company globally.

Rolv Erik Ryssdal (1962) Chairperson
Jens Rugseth
Jens Rugseth (f. 1962) Board member

Chairman of Karbon Invest, an investment company controlled by Jens Rugseth and Rune Syversen. Chairman of Crayon Group and Link Mobility since early 2000s. Chairman of Techstep since 2019. Co-founder of Crayon Group, Link Mobility, Basefarm, Mnemonic. Chairman Spir Group January 2020 - May 2021, and Board member - June 2021.

Jens Rugseth (f. 1962) Board member
Martine Drageset
Martine Drageset (f. 1989) Board member

Partner at Askeladden & Co.  Previously worked in McKinsey & co., most recently as Associate Partner, focusing on strategy and commercial topics for B2C companies. Holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BSc in Economics and Business Administration from NHH. Board member Spir Group - June 2022.

Martine Drageset (f. 1989) Board member
Sigrun Syverud
Sigrun Syverud (f. 1987) Board member

Sigrun Syverud is co-founder and CEO of FJONG Norge AS. She previously held positions within consulting & finance, including Arctic Securities, McKinsey and Arkwright Corporate Finance. Sigrun holds a MSc in Finance from Norges Handelshøyskole (NHH) og BA in economics from Humboldt University, Berlin. Board member Spir Group - June 2022.

Sigrun Syverud (f. 1987) Board member
Preben Rasch-Olsen
Preben Rasch-Olsen (f. 1974) Board member

Investment Director in Carucel/M25 Industrier – a family office controlled by Carl Erik Krefting and Fredrik Cappelen. Board Member in Agilyx. Former Financial Analyst in Handelsbanken and Carnegie in the period 1998-2019. Board member Spir Group - January 2020.

Preben Rasch-Olsen (f. 1974) Board member
Preben Rasch-Olsen
Preben Rasch-Olsen (f. 1974) Board member

Investment Director in Carucel/M25 Industrier – a family office controlled by Carl Erik Krefting and Fredrik Cappelen. Board Member in Agilyx. Former Financial Analyst in Handelsbanken and Carnegie in the period 1998-2019. Board member Sikri Group - January 2020.

Preben Rasch-Olsen (f. 1974) Board member
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Our Management

Sikri - Per Haakon Lomsdalen
Per Haakon Lomsdalen (1973) CEO

CEO of Spir Group from August 2023. Lomsdalen joined Spir Group from the position as Country General Manager of Salesforce in Norway and Iceland and has previously held the position as COO of SAP in the Nordics and Country General Manager of SAP in Norway. He also has many years of experience in various leadership positions at IBM.

Per Haakon Lomsdalen (1973) CEO
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Cecilie M. Brænd Hekneby (1972) CFO

CFO of Spir Group from February 2024. Hekneby joined Spir Group from the position as CFO of Self Storage Group,  has previously held the position Group Controller in Color Line and Project Manager and Financial Controller in Posten Norge. Hekneby is a Siviløkonom from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH).

Cecilie M. Brænd Hekneby (1972) CFO
Anita Fragaat Sikri Group
Anita Fragaat (1973) Chief of Staff

Chief of Staff of Spir Group from October 2023. Before joining Spir Group Anita has extensive experience from the IT software industry, with various strategic positions in IBM and Salesforce.

Anita Fragaat (1973) Chief of Staff
Anny Margrethe Bratterud HR direktør
Anny Margrethe Bratterud (1967) HR Director

Anny is a trained computer engineer, and has a Master’s degree in Technology and Management from BI. Before joining Ambita, she held several management positions in IT. In Ambita, she has had several roles before she became HR director in 2011.

Anny Margrethe Bratterud (1967) HR Director
Hege Moe Tveit daglig leder Sikri AS
Hege Moe Tveit (1973) Managing Director Sikri AS

Managing Director of Sikri AS from August 2022. Previously responsible for strategy and business development in Spir Group and strategy, product and business development in Ambita. Held various management roles in Telenor within development and operations.

Hege Moe Tveit (1973) Managing Director Sikri AS
Arild Elverum daglig leder Ambita
Arild Elverum (1974) Managing Director Ambita AS

Managing Director of Ambita AS from August 2021. Has a Master of Business Administration from BI and has broad experience from management, sales and marketing in the IT and telecom sector. Before joining Ambita, he worked with digitization and conversion to new business opportunities in companies such as EVRY, Microsoft, Nokia and Telenor.

Arild Elverum (1974) Managing Director Ambita AS
Jonas Åkerman daglig leder Metria
Jonas Åkerman (1973) Managing Director Metria AB

Managing Director of Metria AB from August 2022. Jonas has a Master’s degree in Business Administration and Economics. He has held different executive positions within the digital business information and IT services industry. Held roles as Managing Director, Business Area Director and Sales Director in companies such as Bisnode and InfoTrader.

Jonas Åkerman (1973) Managing Director Metria AB
Erling Olaussen daglig leder Boligmappa
Erling Olaussen (1970) Managing Director Boligmappa AS

Erling holds a degree in Computer Science from the University of California Santa Barbara, holds a Master of Management from BI and an MBA in Financial Management from NHH. He has extensive experience from various technology companies, including as development manager and CIO in Infront AS. Erling became technology director at Ambita in 2015, and then CEO of Boligmappa in 2018.

Erling Olaussen (1970) Managing Director Boligmappa AS
Anne Mette Havaas
Anne Mette Havaas (1976) Head of Strategy Public

Head of Strategy Public of Spir Group from September 2023. Previously CMO of Spir Group from June 2022, and Director Product & Marketing of Sikri from January 2020. Previously Head of Department in EVRY, where she worked 2015-2019. Has held various strategic roles within public and municipal sectors 1998-2015.

Anne Mette Havaas (1976) Head of Strategy Public
Kimberly Phan Sikri Group
Kimberly Phan (1987) CMO

CMO of Spir Group since October 2023. Kimberly comes from extensive experience with digital marketing, brand development and customer engagement in the software industry. She has previously held lead marketing roles in Visma and Salesforce.

Kimberly Phan (1987) CMO
Jonas Åkerman daglig leder Metria
Jonas Åkerman (1973) Metria AB

Managing Director of Metria AB from August 2022. Jonas has a Master’s degree in Business Administration and Economics. He has held different executive positions within the digital business information and IT services industry. Held roles as Managing Director, Business Area Director and Sales Director in companies such as Bisnode and InfoTrader.

Jonas Åkerman (1973) Metria AB
Jonas Åkerman daglig leder Metria
Jonas Åkerman (1973) Metria AB

Managing Director of Metria AB from August 2022. Jonas has a Master’s degree in Business Administration and Economics. He has held different executive positions within the digital business information and IT services industry. Held roles as Managing Director, Business Area Director and Sales Director in companies such as Bisnode and InfoTrader.

Jonas Åkerman (1973) Metria AB
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