Nord Pool Spot has today announced that Erling Thiis has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
Mr Thiis, 45, has wide experience from finance, investments, controlling and mergers and acquisitions from several leading financial and investment businesses. He will be located at Nord Pool Spot’s headquarters offices at Lysaker, Norway and joins the company from international software vendor Geoknowledge, where he was also CFO.
In addition to finance, Mr Thiis, who holds a Master Degree in Business from NHH and a M Sc. from NTH, will be responsible for HR and administration at Nord Pool Spot.
Welcoming Erling Thiis to Nord Pool Spot, the company’s CEO, Mikael Lundin, said: “Erling Thiis has extensive expertise gained from within important business areas for Nord Pool Spot as well as valuable international experience. He is well equipped to be a driving force in our day-to-day business as well as providing strategic support to the wider team, and we are happy that he has decided to join us.”
About Nord Pool Spot
Nord Pool Spot runs the leading power market in Europe and offers both day-ahead and intraday markets to its members. 370 companies from 20 countries trade on the market. The Nord Pool Spot group has offices in Oslo, Stockholm, Helsinki, Copenhagen, Tallinn and London. In 2011 the group had a total turnover of 316 TWh, which includes the auction volume in the UK market N2EX.
Lysaker, 30 August 2012
For more information, please contact:
Stina Johansen, Head of Communications, +47 916 50 603