Extended management

Sondre Gravir

Chief Executive Officer

Sondre Gravir has been the Chief Executive Officer of SATS since 2018. Prior to this, he has held several chief executive and other senior management positions. He has held the position as Chief Executive Officer of Schibsted Marketplaces, Executive Vice President of Schibsted Established Markets, as well as Chief Executive Officer of Finn.no, Aftenposten and Bergens Tidende. Gravir also has consultancy experience from his years as a consultant in McKinsey. Further on, Gravir has experience from several Schibsted boards internationally. He is currently a member of the board of directors of Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA and FINN. Gravir has a business degree (Nw.: Siviløkonom) from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) (Nw.: Norges Handelshøyskole). He is a Norwegian citizen, currently residing in Norway. Gravir holds 1 197 723 shares in SATS ASA, in addition to his shares through SATS Management Invest AS.

Cecilie Elde

Chief Financial Officer

Cecilie Elde has been the Chief Financial Officer of SATS since 2016. She has a longstanding relationship with the company’s business, and has held the positions as Business Controller, Finance Manager and Vice Chief Financial Officer. Prior to becoming the Chief Financial Officer, Elde held managerial positions in the Norwegian telecommunication companies NetCom and Tele2, including as Head of Finance & Business Analysis at Tele2 Norge. She is currently a member of the board of RevolutionRace AB, a sports clothing company. Elde has a Master’s in Economics from the Norwegian Business School (BI). She is a Norwegian citizen, currently residing in Norway. Elde holds 489 704 shares in SATS ASA, in addition to her shares through SATS Management Invest AS.

Gaute Sandal

Chief Digital Officer

Gaute Sandal has been with SATS since 2017, and has served as Business Development Director, Commercial Director and Nordic Customer Journey Director, before he in 2021 was appointed Nordic Director of Consumer, Insight & Technology. Prior to joining SATS, he has held the positions as both Head of marketing and Business Development Director in Arcus. He started his professional career as a management consultant in McKinsey. Sandal does not have any principal activities outside his employment with the company. He has a business degree (Nw.: Siviløkonom) from the Norwegian Business School (BI). He is a Norwegian citizen, currently residing in Norway. Sandal holds 435 151 shares in SATS ASA, in addition to his shares through SATS Management Invest AS.

Silje Garberg Ree

Chief Product Officer

Silje Garberg Ree joined SATS in 2017. She currently serves as Nordic Director of Product and Retail, but has previously held the positions as Nordic Retail Director and Nordic Director of Retail and New Business. Prior to joining SATS, she has held several senior positions in Orkla, including Customer Strategy Manager and Business Development Director. Garberg Ree also has consultancy experience from her years as a consultant in Boston Consulting Group. Further on, she has board experience from Salvesen & Thams and Medistim ASA. Garberg Ree does not have any principal activities outside her employment with the company. She has a business degree (Nw.: Siviløkonom) from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) (Nw.: Norges Handelshøyskole). She is a Norwegian citizen, currently residing in Norway. Garberg Ree holds 735 768 shares in SATS ASA, in addition to her shares through SATS Management Invest AS.

Torodd Gøystdal

Chief People & Operations Officer

Torodd Gøystdal joined SATS in 2022. Prior to joining SATS, he held the position as CEO of Espresso House Norge. Gøystdal started his career in SAS and has served several other senior managerial positions in Deli de Luca and NorgesGruppen ASA. He does not have any principal activities outside his employment with the company. Gøystdal has a business degree Master in Management from Norwegian Business School (BI) and Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) (Nw.: Norges Handelshøyskole). He is a Norwegian citizen, currently residing in Norway. Gøystdal holds 738 113 shares in SATS ASA

Wenche Evertsen

Country Manager Norway

Wenche Evertsen has been the Country Manager of SATS Norway since 2020. She has a longstanding relationship with SATS’ business, and has previously held the positions as Operations Support Director, Managing Director and Finance Director, among others. Prior to becoming the Country Manager of Norway, Evertsen held managerial positions in Amesto Solutions and Face2face Design & Communication. She has board experience from Interface Intelligence and Blue Jeans Diplomacy. Evertsen does not have any principal activities outside her employment with the company. She has a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin and an Executive Master of Management from the Norwegian Business School (BI). She is a Norwegian citizen, currently residing in Norway. Evertsen holds 282 999 shares in SATS ASA.

Karolina Gutke

Country Manager Sweden

Karolina Gutke was appointed Country Manager for SATS Sweden in 2023. Prior to joining SATS, she has had a long career in H&M, leading various divisions and brands, through roles such as Managing Director for & Other Stories and Growth Lead for H&M Group in Brazil. Gutke does not have any principal activities outside her employment with the company. She has a master’s degree in economics (Nw.: Siviløkonom) from the Lund University. She is a Swedish citizen, currently residing in Sweden. Gutke holds 111 423 shares in SATS ASA.

Aleksi Virkkunen

Country Manager Finland

Aleksi Virkkunen joined SATS in 2024 as Country Manager for SATS Finland (ELIXIA). Prior to becoming the Country Manager of SATS Finland, Virkkunen held the position as Country Manager of Byggmax Finland for nine years. Virkkunen has also held the positions as Store Intensity Manager at Rautakesko, Development Manager at SOK ABC Chain Management, as well as Project Manager and Analyst at Tradeka. Virkkunen holds a Master of Science degree from Helsinki School of Business. He is a Finnish citizen, currently residing in Finland. Virkkunen holds 45 618 shares in SATS ASA.

Kim Trier Meyer

Country Manager Denmark

Kim Trier Meyer joined SATS in 2022, when he was appointed as Country Manager for SATS Denmark. Prior to joining SATS, Meyer has held various managerial positions in the retail industry. In addition, he has experience from the fitness industry after having served as Market Director in Fitness World. He has studied The Higher Commercial Examination Programme at Vejle Handelsskole. He is a Danish citizen, currently residing in Denmark. Meyer does not hold any shares in SATS ASA.