Sven Ombudstvedt was chairman of the board of directors of PJSC PhosAgro (May 2011 – May 2019).
Since 2017 until now Sven Ombudstvedt has been chairman of the board of directors of Norske Skog AS. In 2017 Sven Ombudstvedt was а special advisor at Norske Skogindustries ASA. He joined the company from SAS, where he was senior vice president (SVP) SCD (2008 - 2009). Prior to that, he served as SFO and head of strategy at Yara International ASA (2006-2008). Earlier in his career, he spent several years with Norsk Hydro ASA, and held such positions as SVP upstream operations (2003 - 2006), SVP corporate strategy (2002 - 2003) and SVP commercial policy and industrial restructuring at Hydro Agri, among others.
Ombudstvedt holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Pacific Lutheran University and a master’s degree in international management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, both in the United States.
Whereas Board membership of Sven Ombudsvedt exceeded 8 years in 2019, the Board of Directors resolved to recognize him as an independent director, despite the presence of the formal criteria of his association with the Company.