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Jannicke Haugen is new CEO of Oslo Kino

Jannicke Haugen will be the new CEO of Oslo Kino AS. She replaces Geir Bergkastet who left Oslo Kino in late September to work closer to his home in the Ringsaker municipality. Jannicke Haugen takes up the position on 1 January, 2014. Until that day, CFO Morten Valestrand is acting CEO of Oslo Kino.

  • Foto: Steen Brogaard

    Foto: Steen Brogaard

Jannicke Haugen comes from a position as Nordic director of Egmont Kids Media where she has worked for 19 years. Thus, she stays in the same company as Egmont-owned Nordisk Film bought Oslo Kino in April of 2013.

Jannicke Haugen will be handling general management and development of the entire Norwegian cinema business alongside her colleagues in Oslo Kino and Norsk Kinodrift. As Norwegian country manager, Jannicke Haugen will be part of the Nordic management group of Nordisk Film Cinemas and will report to the board of Oslo Kino, represented by chairman of the board, Anne Carine Tanum.

“I am thrilled to acquire such an experienced leader as Jannicke Haugen. With her strong personality she is the right person to head the further development of Oslo Kino and the Norwegian cinema business of Nordisk Film in its entirety”, says John Tønnes, CEO of Nordisk Film Cinemas. 

Chairman of Oslo Kino’s board, Anne Carine Tanum says:

“Jannicke Haugne has many years of relevant management experience in the media business in Norway as well as in Scandinavia. Jannicke represents an open, direct and unceremonial form of leadership. She possesses good collaboration skills and a great personal drive. I am convinced that she is the right person to lead one of Norways most important cultural businesses.”

Speaking of her future role in Oslo Kino, Jannicke Haugen says:
“For most of us, the cinema is only associated with positive cultural experiences. I am looking forward to working with my colleagues in Oslo Kino to strengthen the cinema experience and offer a broad selection of movies, which is important to all of us. A great foundation has been laid in Oslo Kino and I look forward to our continuing the growth in the coming years.”

For further information

CEO John A. Tønnes, email : jat@nordiskfilm.com, phone: +4561638400

Chaiman of the board Anne Carine Tanum, email: anne.carine.tanum@online.no, phone: +47 99 43 20 00