Chairwoman of the Board of Directors, Independent Director
Barbara Thoralfsson, 62, holds a BA Psychology from Duke University (USA) and an MBA in Marketing and Finance from Columbia Business School (USA). She has extensive experience as a non-executive director with public and privately held companies in a wide variety of industries. She has served on the boards of Tandberg, Electrolux, Telenor, Cable & Wireless Communications and Colart (where she was Non-Executive Chair). An entrepreneur, Barbara has been CEO of Midelfart & Co AS, Norway’s leading health and beauty care distributor for several multinational vendors, between 1995 and 2000 and CEO of NetCom ASA, a telecommunications company, between 2001 and 2005.