About us

We offer services in recruitment, search and selection and career guidance . Our extensive experience and a large network enable us to assist companies, managers and owners with profitable business development and good change processes.

We assist companies and candidates throughout Norway and Scandinavia.

​We focus on ensuring that companies and people succeed in making progress.

Kåre Ovesen

Kåre Ovesen is a certified recruiter through DNV-GL and works mainly with Executive Search and Recruitment, Management Support and Career Guidance. He holds an MBA in Strategic Management and has education in Economics and Marketing.

He has extensive management experience – including as director with responsibility for sales and operations in Alcatel, Nexans and Ahlsell. He has held several management positions within the transport industry.

Phone: +47 905 25 300 | kaare@hrgruppen.net

Bjarne Steinlein

Bjarne Steinlein has a background in Production and Logistics. He started his professional career as Purchasing Manager at T. Smedegård AS and then, chairman of Ventilationsforeningens Fællesindkøb at Moldow AS. Later Logistics Manager at HTH and CEO of HTH Norge AS. From 1986 he has held positions as CEO of Ward Howel International AS Norway and partner in World Search Group Scandinavia. He has extensive experience with Executive Search for some of Scandinavia's largest companies.


Phone: +47 930 48638 | bjarne@steinlein.dk

Torben Løvdal

For the past 25 years, Torben Løvdal has built up competencies within sales and management, especially in retail related companies. In addition, he has dealt with strategy and business development, organizational development and concept and product development.

His experience has been gained in major Danish and international companies where Torben has, among other things, served as CEO and sales director. He has also been a member of several executive boards and boards of directors.

Throughout his career, Torben has focused on realizing successful results at both strategic and operational levels. A strategy is only good when it is implemented in the company. Torben is a very structured and result-oriented person who is good at maintaining an overview in a stressful everyday life.
Torben has been a reserve officer and is a graduate of MSc(Econ.) in International Marketing Economics from Aarhus School of Business.

Mobile: +45 302 48852 | tl@wsgs.dk

Stein Tennebø

Stein Tennebø holds a ThD in theology form University of Oslo, a MBA in strategic leadership from NHH, coaching education from DISPUK and education as Familytherapist. He has over 30 years’ experience as a Consultant / Manager with broad and proven experience of medium and large organizations in the public and private sectors. Working with Executive Search, Recruitment, Organizational-, Managerial- and Leadership. He also has solid experience in Executive Coaching, Extensive experience and expertise in organizational change processes, restructuring and downsizing processes. 

Phone: +47 922 96615 | stein.tennebo@tennebo.no

Carl-Erik Bjørkman

Carl-Erik Bjørkman has a background as Entrepreneur & Executive Leader, with experience from different branches & several areas. His main tasks has been Leading & Developing positions, in a Scandinavian Oil & Retail Company, and in several market leading Executive Staffing & Search companies in Sweden. Last 15 years he has been working with Executive Search. He is certified & licensed for Master Management international test & selection tool. His education and exceptional skills, are related to leadership, development, sales & marketing. 


Phone: +46 708 128384 | calle@trendpartnernordic.se

Dr.Carsten Schwarting

Carsten Schwarting began his professional career as Consultant with McKinsey and then as a Manager with Daimler and became boardmember of Brose Fahrzeugteile. In 1996 he joined Egon Zehnder International and started his own Executive Search business in 2000. His professional focus is management assessment and human resources development. He joined World Search Group Scandinavia in 2012.


Phone: +49 152 34294835| cschwarting@arcor.de

Trenger du vår hjelp?

Vi tilbyr tjenester innen rekruttering, søk og utvelgelse, organisasjonsutvikling, ombordstigning, styringsstøtte, restrukturering, utplassering og ledelse for utleie. 

Vår omfattende ledelseserfaring og nettverk fra en rekke bedrifter og næringer gjør oss i stand til å bistå bedrifter, ledere og eiere med lønnsom forretningsutvikling, effektiv forandring og karriereveiledning. Vi fokuserer på å sikre at bedrifter og folk lykkes i å ta fremskrittet. 

Kunder vil dra nytte av våre verdier - nysgjerrig, sjenerøs og kompetent. Som din foretrukne HR-partner er vi klar til å hjelpe deg!​

​Find us in all of Scandinavia

​Together with Worls Search Group Scandinavia, our history in Norway and the rest of the Nordic countries goes all the way back to 1982.

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