Øivind Amundsen

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Øivind Amundsen
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Occupation CEO
Employer Oslo Børs

Øivind Amundsen is the CEO of Oslo Børs. He took over that position after Håvard Abrahamsen resigned as president and CEO in January of 2020.[1]

Amundsen had previously been Euronext's head of listing for Norway and International Listings since Oslo Børs joined Euronext in June 2019.

Background

He joined Oslo Børs in 2010 as head of the legal department and executive vice president responsible overseeing primary markets.[2]

Before re-joining Oslo Børs, Amundsen was a partner in the law firm Selmer, working on public equity capital transactions. Earlier, he was executive vice president of Corporate Affairs at KLP. He started his career as a lawyer in the legal department of Oslo Børs.

Education

Amundsen is Cand. jur from the University in Bergen, an authorized financial analyst from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration. He is also a graduated officer from the Norwegian Naval Academy.

References

  1. Euronext appoints Øivind Amundsen as CEO of Oslo Børs. Euronext.
  2. Euronext appoints new chief executive of Oslo Børs. The Trade News.