Jeanette Hauan Fladby has been named as the new Executive Vice President at Orkla in charge of the Orkla Confectionery & Snacks business area.
Hauan Fladby is taking over as head of Orkla Confectionery & Snacks from Ann-Beth Freuchen who will now be in charge of Orkla Foods (Nordics and Baltics). Hauan Fladby will report to Orkla’s President and CEO and be part of Orkla’s Group Executive Board.
“I am very pleased that Jeanette has accepted the offer to become head of Orkla Confectionery & Snacks and a member of the Group Executive Board,” said Orkla President and CEO Peter A Ruzicka. “Jeanette has solid leadership experience, strong professional skills in marketing and category development and a business background that makes her the right person for the job.”
The process of recruiting Hauan Fladby’s successor has now begun. She has served as CEO of Orkla Confectionery & Snacks Norge since 1 September 2015. From 2010 to 2015, she was CEO of Pierre Robert Group. She has held several management positions in Orkla since she first joined the Group in 1995, including those of Marketing Director and Category Director at Stabburet (now Orkla Foods Norge). She has a Master of Business and Marketing from BI Norwegian Business School.