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Change at the top of Nordic FMCG giant Orkla

The just-food interview part two: Orkla plots return to top-line growth

The just-food interview part two: Orkla plots return to top-line growth

With a stable of leading brands in the Nordics, Orkla is a regional powerhouse. However, a lack of focus has resulted in a sluggish performance from its food business for a number of years. CEO Age Korsvold intends to reverse this trend and has set out an ambitious plan that he believes will drive top-line growth and improved profitability. Katy Askew found out more.

The just-food interview part one: Orkla CEO on the group’s transformation

The just-food interview part one: Orkla CEO on the group’s transformation

Norwegian conglomerate Orkla has decided to focus on its consumer goods business and is selling off non-core assets that span sectors from energy to finance. The company hopes this new-found clarity will enable it to bring vibrancy to its leading regional food brands. In part one of the just-food interview, Katy Askew spoke to chief executive Age Korsvold to find out more about the strategy.