Erling Strøm

Chairman

Erling was appointed as Chariman of KB Spennteknikk AS in 2019 following his earlier appointment as CEO from 2017 to 2019 and his prior employment with the KB Group from 2003 through 2013 where he ultimately served as the CFO of the entire group.

 

At the age of 33 Erling was on the list of the 100 most talented young leaders in Norway, and in 2013 founded Fiber AS which today has over 80 employees and many real estate investments.

 

Erling has held over 50 board positions and has vast experience in finance, operations, business management, banking, and strategic planning for businesses throughout Scandinavia and Central Europe.

Erling holds a Master’s degree in Finance from Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Warwick Ironmonger

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Warwick was appointed as CEO of Spennteknikk Intrnational AS in June 2018. Warwick is also CEO of KB Spennteknikk AS, Chairman of Spennteknikk Construction AS, Spännteknik S.L.F AB, BBR Polska Sp. z o. o., Managing Director of KB Vorspann-Technik GmbH in Germany and Austria, and a Member of the Board of Directors of BBR VT International Ltd in Switzerland

 

Prior to joining Spennteknikk, Warwick spent 17 years with SRG Limited, a publicly listed Australian company and BBR Network Member, where he served as General Manager – Middle East from 2004 until 2018. Earlier, Warwick led the Dubai and Abu Dhabi offices of Meinhardt Group of consulting engineers from 1996 to 2000.

 

Throughout his senior management appointments, Warwick has developed a strong track record of leading business transformations and driving growth.

 

Warwick holds Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Engineering Science degrees from the School of Civil Engineering at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.

Management Group

Our Management Group is comprised of our CEO and following leaders:

Stig Solbjør

CTO and Sales Manager

 

Stig commenced with KB Spennteknikk AS in 2004 as a Sales Engineer, was appointed as CTO and Sales Manager in 2010, and has been an active member of the Company’s management group since 2016

 

Prior to joining Spennteknikk, Stig spent 7 years with Nemo Engineering, a subsea enginering company, where he worked as Project Manager in many different offshore projects, both topside and subsea.

 

Stig holds a Master of Engineering Science degree from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway.

John Taraldsen

Operations Manager

 

John commenced with KB Spennteknikk AS in 2011, was appointed as General Manager in 2012 and held this position until 2016, when he assumed his current position as Operations Manager and joined the Company’s management group.

 

Prior to joining Spennteknikk, John spent 25 years with Dywidag Systems International AS where he progressed from foreman to Project Manager, and ultimately to Managing Director in DSI Norway AS – a position he held from 2001 until 2011.

 

John has spent most of his career within the field of post tensioning and has been engaged on major projects scuh as the Øresund Link Tunnel. He is overly familiar with a wide range of strand and bar post-tensioning products, and geotechnical and construction applications.

Glenn Taranger

Production Manager

 

Glenn was appointed as Production Manager in 2010, shortly after commencing his employment with  KB Spennteknikk AS as Production Planner in June 2009, and joined the Company’s management group in 2016

 

Prior to joining Spennteknikk, Glenn worked as a Process Engineer and Production Planner in  TI Automotive Systems in Kongsvinger, Norway from 2005 and has vast experience in the management  and planning of production facilities.

 

Glenn holds a Master of Science degree from Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway