Rolv Erik Ryssdal
Educational and professional experience: Master’s degree of Business and Economics from BI Norwegian Business School and MBA from INSEAD. ABN AMRO Bank from 1987 to 1990. Employed in the Schibsted Group since 1991, holding several management positions including CEO of Aftonbladet from 1999 to 2005, CEO and Managing Director at Verdens Gang AS from 2005 to 2008, CEO of Schibsted Classified Media from 2008 to 2009 and CEO of Schibsted Media Group from 2009 to 2018.
Other assignments: Independent Director at Danske Bank A/S from 2014 to 2019.
Shares held in Adevinta: 150,065 including shares hold by close associates.
Educational and professional experience: Chartered Accountant, South African Institute of Chartered Accountants. Bachelor of Commerce Honours – University of KwaZulu-Natal. CFO Naspers Video Entertainment 2016 – 2018. Previous roles included CFO of South32 Australian Region (demerger from BHP) as well as holding various operational and strategic finance and commercial roles within BHP between 1999 – 2015, including Segment CFO of BHP’s Global Iron Ore and Manganese businesses.
Shares held in Adevinta: 436
Educational and professional experience: Master’s Degree at Skema business school and Master’s Degree in Marketing Research at Université Paris Dauphine. Marketing Manager at TDF from 1999 to 2001 and at Solocal (pagesjaunes.fr) from 2001 to 2009. Employed in Schibsted since 2009, holding management positions at Leboncoin including Director of Business Development (Product & Sales & Marketing) from 2009 to 2012 and Deputy General Manager from 2013 to 2015.
CEO of Leboncoin since 2015.
Other ongoing assignments: Member of the Advisory Board at Orchestra-Prémaman since 2017 and Board Member of Mobile Marketing Association France since 2017.
Shares held in Adevinta: 31,891
Spain & Brazil
Educational and professional experience: Business and finance education at Bocconi University, MBA from INSEAD.
Engagement manager from 2009 to 2011 at McKinsey & Company. Employed in the Schibsted Group since 2011, Senior Vice President of online classifieds division (SCM) since 2012. Executive Vice President of Emerging Markets at Schibsted ASA from 2015 to 2017.
Currently CEO of Adevinta Spain.
Other ongoing assignments: Member the Board at OLX Brasil since 2017.
Shares held in Adevinta: 23,510
Educational and professional experience: MBA at INSEAD, Stanford Executive Program in General Management and Executive Program at Singularity University. Background in management consulting, private equity and telecoms and founder of several startups. Employed in Schibsted since 2014, holding various management positions and board roles. Board Member in Schibsted Spain from 2016 to 2018. SVP for Global Markets in Adevinta since 2018.
Other ongoing assignments: Board Member in Willhaben internet service GmbH & Co KG since 2018 and Board Member in Distilled SCH since 2018.
Shares held in Adevinta: 8,967
Product & Technology
Educational and professional experience: MSc in General Engineering at Ecole Centrale Paris, MSc in Computer Science at UCLA and MBA at INSEAD. CTO at Ekino from 2010 to 2013. CTO at Leboncoin from 2013 to 2016. VP Engineering,
Marketplaces at Schibsted Media Group from 2016 to 2017 and SVP Technology and Data at Schibsted Marketplaces since 2017. Currently Chief Product & Technology Officer of Adevinta.
Shares held in Adevinta: 15,592
People & Comms
Educational and professional experience: Bachelor’s Degree, BA Human Resources Management at Southampton Solent University. Experience in O2 (Telefónica UK) from 2005 to 2011. HR Director at Telefonica Digital from 2015 to 2017. Vice president of HR – Product and Technology and SVP People & Communications at Schibsted since 2017. Currently SVP People and Comms in Adevinta.
Shares held in Adevinta: 6,983