Henrik Melder has been recruited as new head of Hemfosa’s operations in Norway. He has extensive experience from senior positions in the property sector, most recently as Head of Leasing at Entra ASA. Henrik Melder will assume his position after the summer.

Henrik Melder’s most recent position was Head of Leasing at Entra ASA, where he worked for five years. Henrik’s previous assignments include CEO of Bermingrud Prosjektutvikling AS, Director of Property Management at Aberdeen Property Investors ASA and Property and Marketing Manager at Skanska Eiendomsutvikling AS. Henrik is 51 years old and holds a law degree from the University of Oslo.

“We are delighted to have implemented the key strategic recruitment of Henrik Melder as new head of our operations in Norway, Hemfosa’s second-largest market. Henrik’s background and expertise are well-suited to both Hemfosa and the assignment to further develop our Norwegian operations. Hemfosa currently holds a firm position in the Norwegian market as one of the largest operators in community service properties. We manage properties valued at more than SEK 9 billion in Norway and see potential growth opportunities in terms of both acquisitions and projects,” says Caroline Arehult, CEO of Hemfosa.

Henrik Melder will succeed Simon Venemyr Ottersland who has been head of the Norwegian operations since 2015 through a consulting agreement. Simon will step down from the position when his agreement expires.

“Simon has played a key role in efforts to build up Hemfosa’s property portfolio and position in Norway since we entered the country in 2015. I would like to thank Simon for the successful work he has pursued with great vigor and energy throughout these years,” says Caroline Arehult.

For further information, please contact: 

Caroline Arehult, CEO, mobile: +46 70 553 80 26, car[email protected], switchboard: +46 8 448 04 80