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Management

The management team is in charge of the day-to-day management of Canal Digital. The team consists of head of key business areas and functions at Canal Digital, and country CEO’s.

ragnar kårhus

Ragnar Kårhus

Chief Executive Officer

Appointed

August 1st 2014

Background

Joined Telenor in 2000 and has held the position as CFO in several Telenor companies and deputy CEO of the Nordic region. From November 2007 to September 2011 he held the position as CEO of Telenor Norway, the Telenor Goup’s largest subsidiary

From September 2011 he has been head of the Telenor Group Industrial Program, with the mandate to drive the implementation of more efficient and unified operating models within key domains and across business units. Before joining Telenor, he has held positions as CFO at Oslo University Hospital, deputy CFO of Elkem AS and then CFO and later CEO of Waterfront Shipping ASA.

Education

Master of Business Administration from BI, the Norwegian School of Management. Helds a degree qualifying for practising as a state licensed public accountant (Norway) from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration in Bergen.

Anders Bade

CFO Telenor Broadcast Holding and Canal Digital AS

Appointed

February 1ste 2015

Background

Anders has a worked as a consultant at McKinsey from March 2000 to April 2003.

He moved on as CFO (April 2003 - December 2006) and then Deputy Secretary General (December 2006-February 2010) for Redd Barna (Save The Child).

He started in Telenor Group Strategy in February 2010 and he became Head of Group Strategy Unit June 2010. Furthermore he moved on an became CFO of Telenor Hungary in December 2011-August 2014.

Anders also held the position as project manager for the merger between Telenor and Telia in Denmark from Telenor's side from September 2014.

Education

NTNU in civil engineering (Master) in Industrial Economics in 1999.

Tone Krohn Clausen

Chief Product & Market Officer

Appointed

Canal Digital, August 2011

Background

Tone Krohn Clausen started working at Telenor August 2011, as Chief Product and Marketing Officer, at Canal Digital AS. Product and Marketing is setting strategic and tactical directions for the future development of our Nordic Direct to Home (DTH) satellite operation, securing the right content & user experience delivered through excellent products, services and go-to-market initiatives.

Before joining Canal Digital, Tone was working with strategy and business development on digital platforms for Aftenposten (Schibsted) and was responsible for projects related to strategy, cost reduction programs and implementing digital subscription/payment models.Tone started her career in management consulting, working with different projects from strategy to process improvements

Education

Tone is a graduate of the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), having specialized in the fields of Strategy, Organization and Management.

Scott Engebrigtsen

Director Communication & Corporate Responsibility

Appointed

June 2015

Background

Scott joined Telenor in 2005 as communication manager and press spokesman in Group Communication. From 2011 he worked as advisor for CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas on his messages and agenda. Before joining Telenor he was Head of Communication in Elkjøp, Head of Internet and E-business in Elkjøp and a consultant in Electric Farm and Geelmuyden.Kiese.

Education

Master in Business and Economics from BI Norwegian Business School.

Terje Eid-Hviding

CHRO Telenor Broadcast Holding and Canal Digital AS

Appointed:

August 2015

Background

Terje worked as a HR manager and management consultant in Scandinavian Airlines in the period from 1999 to 2005, both in Oslo and at SAS headquarters in Stockholm. He joined the Royal Ministry of Foreign Affairs as Assistant Director General HR in 2005. From 2009 to 2012 he held the position as Head of Talent Management for the United Nations Development Programme in New York, before joining Telenor Norway in 2013. The last year he has been Head of People Development in Telenor Norway.

Background:

Bachelor in Social Science from Bergen College University, degree in Special Education from Universidad de Salamanca, Spain and Master of Management (HR) from BI Norwegian Business School. He is also certified in HR tools such as OPQ, Belbin, MBTI, coaching, psychometrics and mentoring.

Henke Erichsen

Chief Technology Officer/Chief Information Officer

Appointed

Canal Digital, August 2011

Background

Henke Erichsen started working as CIO in Canal Digital in August 2011. He previously held a role in the IT management team of Canal Digital for one and a half year.

Prior to joining Canal Digital, Henke worked for 13 years for the Norwegian Oil and Gas contracting company Aker Solutions where he held different positions within strategic IT, supply management and vendor management.

Education

Henke Erichsen graduated from the Norwegian Naval Academy (Sjøkrigsskolen) in 1991, and has a specialization in Contract Administration from the University of Stavanger (1996).

John Nordin

Chief Executive Officer, Canal Digital Sweden

Appointed:

Canal Digital Finland, May 2011

Background:

John Nordin has worked at Canal Digital Sweden since 2002. He has held the roles as Deputy CEO, CFO and Director Product and Business Development.

John has a strong background within Economics from diverse companies, within the Swedish media and technology industry, including: Scandinavian Consumer Technology, MTG Broadcasting Sverige, ViaSat AB, TV1000 Sverige AB, TV Säljarna Skandinavian AB and SVT International.

Education:

John has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Economics/Accounting from Umeå University.

Helge Olav Bergan

VP & Head of Legal

Appointed

February 2014

Background

20 years of experience as lawyer/partner at Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS (1994 – 2014). Responsible for the firms work within the media and entertainment industry and advising e.g. broadcasters, distributors, film studios and publishers, mainly within the field of broadcasting, intellectual property, media and entertainment law and M&A.

Education

Cand jur. in 1993 (University of Oslo).

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