Orkla is a leading supplier of branded consumer goods and concept solutions to the grocery sector, specialist retailers, out-of-home sectors and the bakery market. The Nordic and Baltic regions are Orkla’s main markets and account for approximately 80% of the turnover of the Branded Consumer Goods business. The Orkla Group also holds good positions in selected product categories in Central Europe and India. Orkla’s Branded Consumer Goods business comprises the Orkla Foods, Orkla Confectionery & Snacks, Orkla Care and Orkla Food Ingredients business areas. Orkla also has operations organised under the Orkla Investments business area, consisting of the investments in Sapa (50% interest) and Jotun (42.5% interest), in addition to Hydro Power, real estate and financial assets. Orkla ASA is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange and its head office is in Oslo. As of 31 December 2015, Orkla had 14,670 employees.The Group’s turnover in 2015 totalled NOK 33.2 billion.

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Orkla was founded in 1654 and is headquartered in Oslo, NO
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Key People/Management at Orkla

Peter A. Ruzicka

Peter A. Ruzicka

President and CEO
Jens Bjørn Staff

Jens Bjørn Staff

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Karl Otto Tveter

Karl Otto Tveter

Executive Vice President, Strategy, Development & New Growth Areas
Atle Vidar Nagel Johansen

Atle Vidar Nagel Johansen

Executive Vice President, Supply Chain
Ann-Beth Freuchen

Ann-Beth Freuchen

Executive Vice President, CEO Orkla Foods (Nordics and Baltics)
Johan Wilhelmsson

Johan Wilhelmsson

Executive Vice President, CEO Orkla Foods (International)
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Orkla Office Locations

Orkla has an office in Oslo
Oslo, NO (HQ)
26 Nedre Skøyen vei
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Orkla Online and Social Media Presence

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Orkla News and Updates

BRIEF-‍Qliro Group sells Health And Sports Nutrition Group to Orkla​

* Qliro group ab says ‍enterprise value of HSNG in transaction is sek 360 million on a cash and debt free basis and with a normalized working capital​
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Orkla Blogs

BI internship: HR in Orkla Foods Norway (OFN).

Hi! I’m Ingvild Sveier Ottemo and for the past eight weeks, I have had an internship in the Human Resources department at Orkla Foods Norway (OFN). Located at Mastemyr just outside of Oslo, OFN is the biggest business area of Orkla, with more than 1400 employees.  Here, I have assisted the HR manage…

BI Internship: Marketing at Orkla House Care (OHC).

Hey! We are Solveig and Emil from BI, marketing interns at Orkla House Care. OHC has brands such as Jordan, Anza, Harris, Spekter and Hamilton. These brands are specialized within painting tools and cleaning products. Even though we are both working within marketing, we have different tasks and work…

BI Internship: Marketing & Sustainability at Idun Industri (OFI)

Hi! My name is Mathilde and I am interning at Idun Industri, a part of Orkla Food Ingredients. Idun is not about the ketchup (which is actually a part of OFN) but are one of Norway’s largest suppliers of bakery ingredients. They supply manly on an industrial B2B level, and their customers are bakeri…

BI internship: Orkla Marketing & Innovation (OMI)

Hi! I’m Ida Vrangen and this fall I’m doing my internship at Orkla Marketing & Innovation (OMI). I am working on Orklas content hub: plusstid.no. Plusstid is a website containing tips, advice and inspiration for families with children. My assignment is to identify how Plusstid can benefit from t…

BI internship: Corporate Finance and Marketing in Orkla Confectionary and Snacks (OCSN)

Hello everyone! We are Marie and Henrik and we are BI interns at Orkla Confectionary and snacks (OCSN). Henrik is majoring in Business Finance while Marie majoring in Strategic Marketing Management. Since we are studying different subjects, we work in different departments. In other words, in this b…

BI-internship: HR in Orkla Home & Personal Care (OHPC)

Hi bloggers! We are two master students from BI working in Orkla Home & Personal Care (OHPC) within the HR function. Our names are Angelica and Anniken, and we are studying leadership and organizational psychology and leadership and change on our last year.  Half way through our internship progr…
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Orkla Company Life and Culture

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Orkla Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Orkla founded?

    Orkla was founded in 1654.

  • Who are Orkla key executives?

    Orkla's key executives are Peter A. Ruzicka, Jens Bjørn Staff and Karl Otto Tveter.

  • Who are Orkla competitors?

    Competitors of Orkla include Waitrose & Partners, Iceland Foods and Tate & Lyle.

  • Where is Orkla headquarters?

    Orkla headquarters is located at 26 Nedre Skøyen vei, Oslo.

  • Where are Orkla offices?

    Orkla has an office in Oslo.

  • How many offices does Orkla have?

    Orkla has 1 office.