On August 1st Jacob Tveraabak was officially announced as new CEO at StrongPoint and has replaced Jørgen Waaler, who has been with the company for more than 16 years.
Jacob Tveraabak worked together with Jørgen Waaler during a transition period of four months and took over the CEO role on August 1st, 2018.
“The Board is confident that Jacob Tveraabak, with his extensive international experience and leadership abilities, will lead StrongPoint to the next level. At the same time, we honour and thank Jørgen Waaler for having transformed the Scandinavian PSI Group to a company that is well positioned to become a global recognized provider of retail technology solutions,” says Chairman Morthen Johannessen.
“I am honoured to have been elected as StrongPoint’s next CEO. It is a privilege to be part of an organization that delivers innovative solutions and high-quality services to the best clients, and develops the most talented professionals into leaders,” said Jacob Tveraabak. “The opportunity ahead for StrongPoint is vast, but to seize it, we must focus clearly, move faster and continue to transform. I will do my best to serve the company by enabling our leaders and people to fulfil their passion to make a difference and bring innovative products to our customers more efficiently.”
Prior to joining StrongPoint, Jacob Tveraabak worked with McKinsey & Company for more than 11 years – managing and executing on numerous international projects around the world. In 2012 he joined Rema 1000 (a part of Reitangruppen) as director of Business Development and Digital Strategy. From 2016 he was the CEO of Miklagruppen (Bavaria Nordic) – a NOK 7 billion premium car dealership company.