Knut Ansten was appointed EVP, Head of Business Transformation and M&A in March 2018 to drive the Group's M&A agenda and further efficiencies across Crayon's global footprint. Mr. Ansten joined Crayon in September 2014 as Vice President of Finance, before being appointed Group CFO in August 2015. Prior to joining Crayon, Mr. Ansten worked for Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics in the global Corporate Finance & Strategy team focusing on corporate strategy, investments and M&A projects. Previously, Mr. Ansten worked as a management consultant at McKinsey
& Company serving European and Asian clients across multiple industries including telco, private equity, high tech and retail, providing consulting services on projects including corporate finance, marketing & sales strategy support. Mr. Ansten holds a Master of Science degree from the Norwegian School of Economics specializing in finance, with a minor degree from Vanderbilt University. He is a Norwegian citizen, residing in Oslo, Norway.