Group Functions Management Team

Schibsted’s Group Functions Management Team consists of people with experience in Norwegian and Swedish media companies as well as other industries.

Rolv Erik Ryssdal 


Rolv Erik Ryssdal became CEO of Schibsted on 1 June 2009. He joined the Schibsted Group in 1991 and has held several management positions including CEO of Aftonbladet (1999-2005), CEO of VG (2005-2008) and CEO of Schibsted Classified Media, the holding company for our international online classifieds operations (2008-2009). Rolv Erik Ryssdal holds an MA in Business and Economics from the BI Norwegian School of Management and an MBA in Business and Administration from INSEAD, France.

Read more about Ryssdal here.  


Trond Berger

EVP Chief Financial Officer

Trond Berger was appointed Executive Vice President of Schibsted ASA in 1999 and is in charge of the following business areas: Finance, Treasury, Investor Relations, Mergers and Acquisitions. Previous positions include: Investment Director with Stormbull (1998), Executive Vice President (CFO) of Nycomed ASA and Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development at Nycomed Amersham (1997-98), and partner at Arthur Andersen (1981-92). Berger is a board member of several Schibsted subsidiaries. Berger is a State-Authorized Public Accountant (1984), holds an MA in Economics from the BI Norwegian School of Management and is a graduate of the Norwegian Armed Forces’ Officer Candidate School (1977). 


Raoul Grünthal

CEO Schibsted Media  

Raoul Grünthal has been the CEO of Schibsted Sverige AB since the company was established in 2009. He is also chairman of the Board of Directors of Aftonbladet and Svenska Dagbladet. Raoul Grünthal was CEO of Svenska Dagbladet between 2006 and 2009, and in the period 2003-2006 he was CEO of the news agency TT. He also has experience from the financial industry and as founder of the financial daily newspaper Finanstidningen.

Sondre Gravir

CEO Schibsted Marketplaces

Sondre Gravir became a member of the Group Management team in November 2015 as EVP Europe, Established Sites.

Gravir joined Schibsted in 2007. Prior to Schibsted he spent 4 years in McKinsey&Company as a management consultant.
In Schibsted he has been the CEO in Bergens Tidende and Aftenposten, before joining FINN as the CEO in the beginning of 2015, where he has also been part of the board in two periodes since 2007.
He is the asset owner of Willhaben in SCM and has been a part of the SCM management team.

His educational background is from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH) and National University of Singapore (NUS). He also did the Norwegian naval officer school.


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