Torry Pedersen

CEO & Editor in chief
Verdens Gang AS

Biography

Torry Pedersen is CEO/Editor in Chief of Verdens Gang AS, Norway's most read news-site/newspaper.

He started his career as a journalist in Fredrikstad Blad 1981, and has more than 30 years of experience in journalism and publishing.Pedersen has been Managing Editor in VG, Editor in Chief/Publisher in VG Mulitmedia AS, CEO of Verdens Gang AS and from 2011 both CEO and Editor in Chief of Verdens Gang AS. He is currently a member of the board in Schibsted ASA.

Pedersen is 57 years old and was educated at the Norwegian School of Management (former Bedriftsøkonomisk Institutt), Oslo 1979 and he holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration. He has been awarded the "Chief Editor of the Year Award" in Norway, and during his time as Editor in Chief and CEO, Verdens Gangs has won several prices.

About Verdens Gang AS

VGs news-sites on desktop, mobile, tablet and traditional paper, has coverage of nearly 2, 4 million daily readers, and VGs is among the most profitable news organisations in Europe.

About Schibsted Media Group:
Schibsted Media Group is an international media group with 6,800 employees in 30 countries. From Norway to Malaysia, from Brazil to Sweden - millions of people around the world interact with Schibsted's popular digital services every day.

In Scandinavia, our media houses such as VG, Aftenposten, Bergens Tidende, Aftonbladet and Svenska Dagbladet keep people informed and updated on important issues in society. Our digital marketplaces such as Finn.no, Blocket.se and Leboncoin.fr help people buy and sell new and old things. In addition, our growth companies such as Shpock, Let's Deal and Compricer provide our users with popular, digital consumer services that make their everyday life a bit easier. Together, this fulfills Schibsted Media Group's mission of  'Empowering people in their daily life'.

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