Board member/CEO ABAX
Bjørn Erik B. Helgeland
Board Members’ Biographies
Andrea Davis – Chair
Andrea serves on the board of directors of Abax AS, Georg Jensen, the Danish jewellery and home business, the Italian luxury menswear brand Corneliani, the Italian protective gear maker Dainese and the Swedish ski helmet maker POC. She is also a board member of Investcorp Ltd. Andrea holds a BSc in Computer Science and Electronics and an MBA from the London Business School.
Morten Strand - Board member / CEO ABAX
Morten is a seasoned IT executive, with over 30 years of leadership experience. Morten was recently CEO at Cint in Sweden, and led the company to become a global leader in the market research space. Before that Morten served as COO at Visma Software, and helped the company to double both top and bottom lines through M&A and organic growth. Before joining Visma Morten spent 15 years at IBM in various leadership roles in Europe and the Nordics. Morten has a BA in Business Administration from the University of San Francisco.
Bjørn Erik B. Helgeland - Board member
Bjørn Erik B. Helgeland is a co-founder of ABAX and has served the board since 2009. Since 2018 he is an advisor to the ABAX CEO and is Chairman of the board of Reen AS. He is also a distinguished speaker, performance coach and a writer.
Jürgen Heilmann – Board member
Jürgen serves on the board of directors of Abax AS. He also is a Director on the boards of Acura Zahnärzte GmbH, Agromillora, SPGPrints, and Vivaticket. Jürgen holds a Diploma in Business Administration from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich and an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Owen Li – Board member
Owen serves on the board of directors of Abax AS. Owen holds a BSc in Economics at Bristol University, England.
Sebastian Inger – Board member
Sebastian serves on the board of directors of Abax AS, Cambio Healthcare Systems AB and Georg Jensen. Sebastian holds a BSc and MSc in Finance with a sub-degree in Japanese, from the University of Gothenburg School of Business, Economics and Law in Sweden and Keio University in Tokyo.
Arild Ingebrigtsen - Employee representative
Arild has been working for ABAX since 2009 and is today a Senior Sales Manager working towards Strategic Accounts.
Kjetil Lassen - Employee representative
Kjetil has more than 12 years of professional developer experience and has been working for ABAX since 2015. Today he works as the Director of S/W Engineering.