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Alisdair Munro

Senior Client Partner

Mr. Munro is a Senior Client Partner at Korn Ferry’s Oslo office, and is a part of the Technology and CEO & Board Practices in EMEA. 

Mr. Munro has a 30-year leadership/executive career spanning the air transport industry, telecommunications/ICT, consulting and industry politics. He has held positions as Managing/Country Director, Commercial Director and HR Director for amongst others, DHL, US West (one of the “Baby Bell” companies) and Tandberg as well as a Telenor spin-off – and has lived and worked in Africa, Russia, Central Asia and the Nordics/ Baltics. He has also been the Director of Knowledge & Technology for Virke – the Norwegian Industry Federation, where he amongst others also headed Consulting Norway, the industry body for the Norwegian consulting sector - and he has also been a Partner and Head of Technology Practice (Norway) for Heidrick & Struggles.

Mr. Munro has gained broad international leadership experience throughout his career in Norway and abroad and now applies this at Board, CEO and C-suite level – where he focuses mainly on executive/NED search, succession planning, CXO/NED/Board assessments as well as competency architecture.

Munro holds an Honours degree in Business studies (“Siviløkonom”) from the University of Stirling, Scotland. He holds both Norwegian and British citizenship, and is fluent in Norwegian, English as well as German and speaks fairly good Russian.

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