Håvard Busklein (38) has been appointed Managing Director at Norske Skog Skogn AS. He has extensive operational knowledge from a number of positions and areas of responsibility at Norske Skog Skogn. He has been employed by Norske Skog Skogn for 14 years, however, with a short period as Technical Manager at Trønderbilene AS. Busklein has until recently been Project and Development Manager at Norske Skog Skogn. He also has a background as a Maintenance Manager for 4 years as well as an Operations Manager in the production of paper.
Busklein has personal qualities that make him particularly suitable as Managing Director. He has well-developed cooperation skills and strong professional knowledge of wood processing processes. He has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Sør-Trøndelag University College in 2008.
– We are very pleased to welcome Håvard Busklein as our new permanent Managing Director at Norske Skog Skogn. Together, we share the ambition to create as competitive Norske Skog Skogn as possible in this demanding industry. Skogn is a well-run mill with great potential for further development based on fiber as raw material. Busklein will contribute with operational wood processing experience, high ambitions, and good cooperation skills to further develop and adapt the business to the future competitive environment, says Sven Ombudstvedt, CEO of Norske Skog ASA and chairman of Norske Skog Skogn AS.
Busklein demonstrates solid results and good relationships during his time at Norske Skog Skogn.
– I am highly motivated and ready for this new challenge. My career so far at Skogn has given me great expertise about Skogn and the paper industry. In collaboration with many skilled employees here at Skogn, I am sure that we will succeed in improving ourselves for future, global competition, says Håvard Busklein, Managing Director of Norske Skog Skogn.
Håvard Busklein has served as Mill Director since Bjørn Einar Ugedal left the position on 1 October 2022.