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RUUD Executive is a Norwegian consultancy firm established in 2013. Our vision is to empower organizations and boards with outstanding leadership capabilities. We are the first choice for clients, giving high valued advice within organizational and leadership development and change, recruitment and strategic advisory.


We are a value-oriented company and trusted partner to our clients. We engage in the world`s sustainability agenda and contribute by focusing on our chosen UN sustainability goals. We combine our extensive experience with strong expertise and the latest scientific research. All our methods and tools are certified and scientifically based.

Ansatte i RUUD

Managing Partner Tor-Egil Ruud has over 20 years of experience within Executive Search, leadership and organizational change, from several national and international companies. He has conducted over 250 national and international assignments within Executive Search and recruitment. He has been client manager for 30% of the top 50 companies in Norway and for leading companies abroad.


RUUD Executive/Tor-Egil Ruud completed a Management Audit of our top management and middle management team. He also assisted in the recruitment of a new CEO and other key personnel. I am very pleased with the results. Tor-Egil is a skilled consultant who is fully dedicated in his client-work.



Former CEO Recover Nordic

The RUUD Executive team

RUUD Executive had the responsibility of recruiting three Middle Managers for

Circle K.


I am very pleased with the outcome. Both the choice of candidates and the process itself were very successful.


Former CIO Circle K

Through an agile and competent set up we help people and organizations achieve their full potential. We are a value-driven company, wishing to contribute to a better society for all. We work closely with our clients and believe in a long-term collaboration and partnership. Combining strategies from recruitment, development and change, RUUD Executive creates great success for our clients.


We develop, recruit and change people and organizations. We always deliver on high-quality standards and empower outstanding leadership and sustainable growth for our ambitious clients.

Using our core competence from business-oriented organizational development, we offer high valued services to company owners, the board, the top management and the organization itself. Our services are developed through years of market experience and international scientific research within organizational development. We combine modern and traditional methods to achieve the best results for our clients.



Our services are divided into 3 main areas:



The modern work environment demands increased amounts of flexible solutions.

RUUD Executive offers digital solutions for recruiting manager roles and interim managers to temporary projects and turn arounds. We offer international recruitment assistance.



Sustainable growth through the development of companies and people is crucial to staying competitive in the future.

RUUD Executive offers development of managers and top management teams.


In a time where change is constant and we are facing both huge sustainability and technological changes, it is important that companies and people possess a flexible and dynamic mindset.

RUUD Executive offers strategy and change management services through a tight network of highly appreciated partners.



Ole Ruistuen Kvikstad


Martin, Partner

Martin Nordklev-Fredriksen


Stig Ebert Nilsen

Stig Ebert Nilssen


+47 958 86 541 

Tor-Egil Ruud, Managing Partner

Tor-Egil Ruud

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