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Spencer Stuart welcomes Mette Krogsrud, Chief People and Corporate Affairs Officer at Schibsted ASA

August 2022

Oslo, Aug. 22, 2022 — Spencer Stuart, a leading global executive search and leadership advisory firm, today announced the appointment of Mette Krogsrud, currently Chief People and Corporate Affairs Officer, responsible for HR, Communication, Sustainability and Public Policy at Schibsted, and a trusted leadership advisor in the Norwegian business community.

At Spencer Stuart, Mette will apply her unique combination of operational and leadership advisory experience to benefit Spencer Stuart’s Nordic and international clients. Mette will be based out of Spencer Stuart’s Oslo office and will advise clients across borders.

“Mette is exactly the kind of consultant we are looking for in Spencer Stuart. She is trusted by clients at the highest level and has forward-leaning perspectives on leadership and the development of people,” says Marco Giusti, co-head of the EMEA region in Spencer Stuart.

Mette’s hire reinforces Spencer Stuart’s ambition to secure its position as a top-level advisor in the Nordic region. In addition, Mette brings valuable experience working within the Technology, Telecom and Media sector from her many years with Schibsted.

“Schibsted is a fantastic company, and it has been a pleasure to contribute to the development of the company together with the rest of team. Now, I look forward to bringing the benefit of my experience to advising Spencer Stuart’s clients across the Nordics and internationally, says Mette Krogsrud.

About Mette Krogsrud

Mette Krogsrud has nearly 30 years of experience working across business development, finance, operations, people & organizational development, investments and leadership advisory. She started her career within finance, but transferred to people and leadership, first as part of Schibsted’s people & organizational agenda, and most recently as Chief People and Corporate Affairs Officer, responsible for HR, Communication, Sustainability and Public Policy in the group. She also has nearly 10 years of leadership advisory experience with various leading firms, as well as experience from board positions and nomination committees. Mette earned her Master of Business Administration from the Norwegian School of Economics and her Master of Science in Organizational Change from Hult International Business School.

About Spencer Stuart

At Spencer Stuart, we know that leadership has never mattered more. We are trusted by organizations around the world to help them make the senior-level leadership decisions that have a lasting impact on their enterprises, on their stakeholders and the world around them. Through our executive search, board and leadership advisory services, we help build and enhance high-performing teams for select clients ranging from major multinationals to emerging companies to non-profit institutions.

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