Ketil Arvesen

Vice President at Fred. Olsen

Ketil Arvesen is an experienced professional with a diverse background in various industries. Ketil joined Fred. Olsen in 2006 as Vice President, where they focused on M&A, sale and purchase of assets, and investment strategies. Prior to this, they worked at ABN AMRO Bank as a VP Senior Corporate Finance from 2002 to 2006. Before that, they served as the Head of Corporate Finance at Arthur Andersen in 2001 and as the Head of Equities at Nordea Markets from 1997 to 2001. Ketil also worked as a Partner at R.S. Platou from 1995 to 1997, and as the Director of Corporate Finance at Fearnley Securities AS from 1994 to 1995 and at Fiba Nordic Securities from 1992 to 1994. Their earlier experience includes working at Norwegian Cruise Line where they held the position of Vice President of Vard ASA, a holding company, from 1981 to 1992. Throughout their career, Ketil Arvesen has demonstrated expertise in areas such as offshore wind, corporate finance, equities, and M&A.

Ketil Arvesen obtained a Certificate in HUET (Helicopter Underwater Escape) - offshore requirement from Falck in 2013. Prior to that, they attended the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) from 1978 to 1982, where they obtained a Siv.øk degree in Business Administration and Management, General. The chronological information does not provide any details about their education before or after attending NHH.


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  • Vice President

    2006 - present

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