Published 2021-10-27

Schibsted recruits new Director of People from Deloitte

Karin Knardahl Frost takes on the role of Director of People in Schibsted News Media, where she will have the overall responsibility for the HR division. “This was an opportunity I could not miss out on,” says Knardahl Frost.

Knardahl Frost has worked at Deloitte for the past three years, where she most recently came from the role of Head of Human Capital in Deloitte Consulting. In total, she has more than 15 years of experience in the consulting industry, including various roles in PwC, Accenture and Aker Solutions. Now she is ready to take on new challenges in Schibsted’s News Media division.

“After many years in the consulting industry, I am really looking forward to taking on an “in house” role. Schibsted is an incredibly exciting company, which I have been following for a long time. Their ambitious goals for the People area was an important motivating factor for me. I look forward to taking on the new job in February, and I can’t wait to get to know all my new colleagues”, says Knardahl Frost.

In her new role, Knardahl Frost will be responsible for the People function in News Media, which includes organizational and competence development, talent management, culture, diversity and strategic advising. She will also be part of the management team in News Media.

EVP in Schibsted News Media, Siv Juvik Tveitnes, says that the People agenda plays a crucial role in the company’s future success.

“There is tough competition in our industry, and the key to our success is our employees. The People function has a large and important role in our overall strategy for News Media. We must attract the best talent, but also develop and inspire all the talented employees we already have. In addition, we will continue to work with diversity and inclusion”, says Tveitnes.

Tveitnes is very pleased with the new recruitment.

“Karin is an inspiring leader with a great passion for developing people and organizations. She has solid experience from the HR field, and has a result-oriented and future-oriented mindset. We are incredibly happy to get her on board and look forward to welcoming her to Schibsted”, says Tveitnes.

Karin Knardahl Frost will start her new job in February.