Press & News


Schibsted invests in Norwegian startup Nettbil

Schibsted acquires 67% of Norwegian startup Nettbil – a digital marketplace for auction-based car sales to dealers all over Norway. Schibsted will be a majority owner with a 67% stake in the company. Nettbil brings together car dealers from all over the country in their digital marketplace, where they can

Espen Egil Hansen (Chief Editor and CEO of Aftenposten) takes on a new role in Schibsted

Espen Egil Hansen (54) has decided to step down as Chief Editor and CEO of Aftenposten. As of New Year, he will take up the position as Director of New Media Concepts in Schibsted. The process of finding Hansen’s successor is underway. “Espen has been a visible leader in Schibsted’s

Schibsted appoints new Director of Public Policy

Schibsted is pleased to announce that Petra Wikström has been appointed to the role of Director of Public Policy. Karin Petterson, previously in the position, will take over as new Culture Editor in Aftonbladet. Kristin Skogen Lund, CEO of Schibsted stated: “We are delighted that Petra will be taking the

Schibsted Future Report 2020

Schibsted’s yearly outlook on trends is here. Read about our future digital reality, the history behind the idea to break up the tech giants, fashion shame – and many more stories, written by Schibsted people. The report will be launched at a tech event called Rethinking in Oslo today where

Polaris Media has signed final transaction agreements related to the establishment of the new media house group ‘Polaris Media South’

In September 2019, it was announced that Polaris Media, together with Agderposten Medier, will establish a new media house group in the southern region of Norway. The Schibsted media houses Fædrelandsvennen, Lindesnes Avis and Lister – as well as our distribution business in Vest-Agder – will be part of the

How to ensure democracy and free speech online – a new report by Schibsted

How can we give social networks their share of responsibility for the content they distribute, and at the same time defend our freedom of expression? This is the question Schibsted addresses in the report released today. Our democracies are vulnerable. The moment we start discussing whether an election result would

Schibsted Q3 2019 reporting

Schibsted  released its Q3 2019 report 25 October 2019.

Christian Printzell Halvorsen new EVP Nordic Marketplaces in Schibsted and CEO of

Christian Printzell Halvorsen (45) has previously had senior roles in Schibsted and and has extensive knowledge of both companies. For the last two years, Printzell Halvorsen has been the CEO of Cxense, a global tech company listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. Kristin Skogen Lund, chair of the board

Schibsted’s media houses in Southern Norway to form part of a new media group

Today it was announced that Polaris Media, together with Agderposten Medier, will form a new media group in Southern Norway. The Schibsted media houses Fædrelandsvennen, Lindesnes Avis, Lister and Søgne og Songdalen Budstikke – as well as our distribution operations in Vest-Agder – will form part of the new group,

Schibsted launches Svosj in Norway – to make online shopping more seamless

Schibsted launches subscription service Svosj, to solve e-commerce’s biggest challenge, namely expensive, slow and unpredictable shipping. In partnership with some of the largest and most popular online stores, Svosj will change the way we shop online. “We’re shopping online like never before, but the whole user journey from the shopping

Schibsted’s new identity launched today

As of today, Schibsted has a new identity and modern tools to get noticed, attract talents and tell the Schibsted story. ”Schibsted has always been a forward-looking company with a spirit to keep evolving and to make a difference in people’s lives. Now it’s time to change the way we

Schibsted establishes a new collaboration with the University of Oslo

Student life in Schibsted, Telenor, DNV GL and EVRY is about to become reality as the University of Oslo enters into a new type of collaboration with these companies on the implementation of significant innovation projects. The collaboration is part of the Master’s program at the Department of Informatics. Sven