Julie Margaret Brodtkorb has been appointed Managing Director for JKL in Oslo as of January 1 2012. Brodtkorb has a solid political background within the Norwegian Conservative Party and has held roles including Communications Manager and later as Chief of Staff.
|Julie M. Brodtkorb|
Ragnar Sagdahl who has been acting Managing Director since April 1, 2011 will become Director of JKL Group with a focus on business development and will continue to work as an advisor for JKLs clients in Norway.
With these initiatives, JKL makes further investments in Norway. The recruitment of Brodtkorb strengthens JKL within both corporate communications and public affairs. Brodtkorb is best known among the general public as Chief of Staff and closest adviser to Erna Solberg. Brodtkorb has an MBA from the Norwegian School of Economics and previously worked for Geelmuyden Kiese, among others. Brodtkorb has a wide network within Norwegian trade and industry. By recruiting Brodtkorb, JKL will now have one of Norway’s most experienced communictaions advisors on board.
- Ragnar Sagdahl has, together with the management at JKL in Oslo, done a fantastic job developing both our client portfolio and our offer. Through this new recruitment JKL establishes the foundation for further expansion in Norway. Brodtkorb has significant experience in the communications field and has an extensive business network. She complements our team in Oslo in a brilliant way, says Peter Steere, CEO of JKL Group.
- I look forward to working with the best communication advisors and above all, with the employees in Oslo. My ambitions for JKL in Oslo are that through delivering the best communication services, we will secure increased profitability for our clients and in that contribute to further growth within the Norwegian industry and trade sector.
Brodtkorb will continue her role in the Conservatives Women's Forum. She is also an elected representative of the Oslo City Council.
JKL Group is one of the Nordic region’s leading strategic communications advisory firms. JKL has offices in Stockholm, Oslo, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Gothenburg and Brussels. JKL Group also includes the Nordic operations of MSL, which operates in Stockholm, Oslo and Copenhagen. JKL Group has a total of 150 employees. JKL Group is part of MSLGROUP, owned by the international communications group Publicis Groupe. For more information, see www.jklgroup.com
For further questions:
Julie M. Brodtkorb +47 934 19 216
Peter Steere, CEO JKL Group +46 708 384 834