Martin Frey

Former Schibsted trainee, now CEO of

When did you start as a trainee?

- I started in September 2001.

Which positions have you held since completing the trainee program?

- I was business controller in Aftenbladet Hierta before joining blocket.set, first as Head of Business Development, then Director, and now CEO.

What were the most important things you took away from the trainee program?

- The trainee program gave me a good insight into the different business areas within Schibsted and also the opportunity to establish a broad network which I still make use of today.

Why would you recommend others to become a Schibsted trainee?

- Schibsted is a great company with lots of interesting consumer brands, both online and print, in Scandinavia and around the world.

Any advice for program applicants?

- If you always do your best, the good opportunities will come your way.