Published 2020-06-12

Winners of the Schibsted Sales Awards 2020

The Schibsted Sales Awards 2020 kicked off to honor the very best sales teams, salespeople and sales managers in Schibsted last night.

Congratulations to Schibsted's Salesperson of the Year, Torgrim Jorfald

Due to COVID-19 the event had to be carried differently than planned, forcing the project team to think of new ways to honor our employees regardless of the situation we are in. 

Smaller groups got together in Stockholm, Oslo and Bergen, where the nominees were celebrated with fine dinners. This year there were 15 nominations in 5 categories who all created videos on why they should win an award. All nominees in each category were reviewed by the jury in advance and the winners were announced through a video sent out to all nominees at 9pm last night. 

And the winners are:

  • Salesperson of the Year: Torgrim Jorfald
  • Sales Manager of the Year: Roy Elvik
  • Cross-functional team of the Year: Effekten av Nyhetsmedia/The Effect of News Media, Sweden.
  • Sales Team of the Year: Nordic Sales Team in Prisjakt
  • Performance of the Year: VGTV

All efforts were impeccable – not only due to the good results and strong team spirit, but also great entertainment value!

“In Schibsted we have an excellent sales force that has achieved impressive results over the past year. This year, it was extra pleasurable to see the videos created by the nominees and all the great work they have put into them. I am impressed by the high quality level and willingness to always be better. Congratulations to all the winners and everyone nominated for great results! Thank you for your brilliant efforts and continue your good work,” says CEO Kristin Skogen Lund.

Skogen Lund continues by highlighting the sales force’s efforts through the COVID-19 crisis: “I have been particularly impressed by how the sales force, under such difficult circumstances, have worked so hard, never given up, attended customer meetings and produced fantastic results given the macro headwinds that we have seen in the market. We would have been in a much worse place if it had not been for their efforts”.



Members of the jury:
Kristin Skogen Lund – CEO Schibsted
Mette Krogsrud – Chief People & Corporate Affairs Officer
Raoul Grünthal – EVP Next
Siv Juvik Tveitnes – EVP News Media
Christian Printzell Halvorsen – EVP Nordic Marketplaces & CEO Finn
Per Håkon Fasting – SVP – Head of Advertising and Sales