“The CEO position came a bit earlier than expected”

Ståle Hansen, 39, will take over as CEO of Norway-based Skuld in February 2015. He has a huge stake in the company’s new strategy and is both humble and proud in regard to his new position.

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Ståle Hansen needed a change of scenery when he went for an interview for a job as business controller with the Norwegian company Skuld in 2002. One of the first things he was presented with was the insurance company’s annual report, which was full of red numbers. Ståle Hansen was looking at a company in economic distress, on the verge of dropping below the minimum capital requirements from the FSA.

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