Torry Pedersen (50) is appointed new managing Director of Verdens Gang AS (VG). He succeeds Rolv Erik Ryssdal, who is appointed head of the new entity Schibsted Classified Media AS. Torry Pedersen has had various management positions in VG since 1988. Since 1 August 2000, he has been editor in chief and managing director of VG Multimedia AS. He is taking up his new position on 19 May.
Chairman of the board of Verdens Gang AS, Birger Magnus, tel. +47 900 30 093
Managing director of Verdens Gang AS, Rolv Erik Ryssdal, tel. +47 91 600 200
Managing director of VG Multimedia, Torry Pedersen, tel. +47 906 85 206
Oslo, 6 May 2008
Jo Christian Steigedal