Nobina AB: Jan Volsdal Appointed MD of Nobina Norway
STOCKHOLM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News: Jan Volsdal has been appointed as the new managing director of Nobina Norway (STO:NOBINA) and a member of Nobina’s group management. Jan Volsdal currently holds the position of managing director of Bring Cargo AS.
Jan Volsdal will assume the position of managing director of Nobina Norge AS on 1 May 2017 at the latest. Nobina is the largest and most experienced bus public transport company in the Nordic region, with more than one million passengers each day in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark. “I’m pleased that Jan Volsdal is now joining the Nobina group.
He brings with him many years’ management experience and a breadth and depth of knowledge within transportation and logistics in both the Nordic region and internationally. Jan will be a valuable asset for our Norwegian company and for the Nobina group,” says Ragnar Norb?ck, CEO of Nobina AB. Jan Volsdal possesses long managerial experience and has held senior positions within logistics, transportation and finance.
Jan Volsdal holds an MSc Engineering within industrial economy from NTNU and is 41 years old. He succeeds Philipp Engedal, who is moving to Flygtoget at the end of the year. As from the beginning of 2017, Jon Hovde, CFO of Nobina Norway, will serve as acting managing director of Nobina Norway pending Jan taking up the position.
“With its position as market leader in the Nordic region and long experience within public transport, Nobina is a very interesting company. Public transport stands for important and sustainable development in society and it is, therefore, exciting to get the chance to be involved and able to contribute to making a difference. I look forward to being in charge of Nobina’s work on a market with great potential, together with Nobina’s skilled personnel,” says Jan Volsdal.
Jan Volsdal is currently managing director of Bring Cargo. Jan has previously held several senior positions within Bring and Posten Norge and, before then, within Ringnes/Carlsberg. The information comprises such as Nobina AB (publ) is obliged to publicly disclose pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation and the Securities Market Act.
Through the above contact person, the information was submitted for publication at 2.00 pm CET on 31 October 2016. About Nobina Nobina is the largest and most experienced public bus transport service provider in the Nordic region.
The Company’s expertise in prospecting, tendering and active management of public bus transport contracts in combination with long-term delivery quality makes Nobina an industry leader in terms of profitability, development and initiatives that promote a healthier industry. Every day, Nobina ensures that more than one million people arrive at work, school or other activities by delivering contracted public bus transport services in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark. In addition, Nobina offers express bus services under the Swebus brand in the Swedish market.
The Company has sales in excess of SEK 8 billion (2015/16), approximately 10,000 employees, and is headquartered in Solna, Stockholm.
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