About us

O N Sunde is an industrial investment company with a leading position in several industries. The Group employs more than 7400 people.

Our business

O N Sunde is one of Norway's largest family-owned companies. Since its establishment in 1988 the company has built up a substantial investment portfolio including cruise and ferry services, retail sales of sporting and fashion goods, chemical production, real estate and financial investments.

Parent company and team

O N Sunde AS is the parent company of the Group's holdings- and employs ten people at its head office in Oslo, Norway. The company is responsible for key corporate functions, as well as the Group's financial management, including liquidity, debt and risk management. Active ownership is exercised through the various boards of directors and through close cooperation with the management of the operating entities.

Chief Executive Officer

Alexander Sunde was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the parent company, O N Sunde AS, in December 2015. Alexander Sunde has worked for the company since 2008 and has been responsible for the company’s financial investments as well as serving on the various boards of directors of the operating entities. He succeeds Olav Nils Sunde, who will continue as Executive Chairman of the Board.

Alexander Sunde holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) from BI Norwegian Business School and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) with specializations in financial analysis (CEFA) and portfolio management (APF).

Turnover (MNOK)
14 160
1 394
Total assets (MNOK)
13 245
Alexander Sunde
Group CFO
Bjørn Paulsen