Our Management Team

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Terje Gorm Hansen, Chief Executive Officer and Head of Integrated Services
Terje Gorm Hansen has been CEO of Hansen Protection AS since 1995. He joined the Helly-Hansen Group in 1980, initially as a sales representative. Hansen has extensive experience within sales, customer relations and product management. In addition to his role as CEO, Hansen holds the position as Head of Integrated Services, a part of Hansen Protection’s Personal Protection business area.

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Carine Engen, Chief Financial Officer
Carine Engen has been CFO of Hansen Protection since 2006. She joined the finance department of the Helly-Hansen Group in 1995, where Engen, amongst others, held the position as Group Controller from 2000 to 2006. She has extensive experience from finance and accounting and holds a Master of Business Administration from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).

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Knut Åsle, Business Support
Knut Åsle has been responsible for Business Support in Hansen Protection since February 2018. He joined the Helly-Hansen Group’s Sports Division in 1991, where he worked in product development, management and marketing, before becoming a Category Manager for Workwear in 2007. Åsle has held various management positions at Hansen Protection, amongst others as Head of Project, Quality and Product Development; – and as General Manager for the Personal Protection business area. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the Norwegian Business School (BI).

Thomas

Thomas Lund, HR & Quality
Thomas Lund has been Head of HR & Quality since 2014, overseeing Hansen Protection’s certifications and approvals, both at organizational and product levels within aviation, shipping and oil & gas. He joined Hansen Protection in 2011 when he had responsibility for the Marine & Special Products business area. Lund has held various management positions within TV and media and holds a Master of Business Administration from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).

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Bo Lyngsøe, Head of Protective Rainwear
Bo Lyngsøe is Head of Protective Rainwear, a position he has held since Hansen Protection completed the acquisition of Lyngsøe Rainwear in 2017. Lyngsøe founded Lyngsøe Rainwear in 1999, where he was CEO until Hansen Protection acquired the company. He has previous experience from the rainwear supplier Kiba Wear.

Arvid

Arvid Tryfoss, Head of Marine & Special Products
Arvid Tryfoss has been Head of Marine & Special Products since 2014. He joined the Helly-Hansen group in 2007 as Location Manager in Kristiansand. Previously, Tryfoss held various management positions at Christiansands Bryggeri/Hansa Borg Bryggerier. He has an education in business economics and administration from the University of Agder.