Trygve Bruvik (born 1952) is a Norwegian engineer and businessperson.
Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Nordic country in Northwestern Europe whose territory comprises the western and northernmost portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula; the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard are also part of the Kingdom of Norway. The Antarctic Peter I Island and the sub-Antarctic Bouvet Island are dependent territories and thus not considered part of the kingdom. Norway also lays claim to a section of Antarctica known as Queen Maud Land.
Engineers, as practitioners of engineering, are professionals who invent, design, analyze, build, and test machines, systems, structures and materials to fulfill objectives and requirements while considering the limitations imposed by practicality, regulation, safety, and cost. The word engineer is derived from the Latin words ingeniare and ingenium ("cleverness"). The foundational qualifications of an engineer typically include a four-year bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline, or in some jurisdictions, a master's degree in an engineering discipline plus four to six years of peer-reviewed professional practice and passage of engineering board examinations.
A businessperson is a person involved in the business sector – in particular someone undertaking activities for the purpose of generating cash flow, sales, and revenue utilizing a combination of human, financial, intellectual and physical capital with a view to fuelling economic development and growth. An entrepreneur is an example of a businessperson.
Bruvik was educated with an engineering degree from Bergen College of Engineering, as well as a business administration degree from BI Norwegian Business School. He worked for Vesta Forsikring from 1981, and was chief executive officer from 1994 to 2002. Since 2003 he has been chair of Marine Farms.
BI Norwegian Business School is the largest business school in Norway and the second largest in all of Europe. BI has in total four campuses with the main one located in Oslo. The university has 845 employees consisting of an academic staff of 404 people and 441 administrative staff. In 2015, BI Norwegian Business School had 18,728 students. BI is the largest supplier of economic and administrative competence and skills in Norway with more than 200 000 graduates since 1983. BI Norwegian Business School is a private foundation and is accredited by NOKUT as a specialised university institution. BI organised its academic activities in nine separate research departments covering all of the disciplines that can be expected at a modern European business school.
The chief executive officer (CEO), or just chief executive (CE), is the most senior corporate, executive, or administrative officer in charge of managing an organization – especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution. CEOs lead a range of organizations, including public and private corporations, non-profit organizations and even some government organizations. The CEO of a corporation or company typically reports to the board of directors and is charged with maximizing the value of the entity, which may include maximizing the share price, market share, revenues, or another element. In the non-profit and government sector, CEOs typically aim at achieving outcomes related to the organization's mission, such as reducing poverty, increasing literacy, etc.
Marine Farms ASA is a Norwegian fish farming company. Based in Bergen, it operates salmon farms in the United Kingdom and Spain, through the subsidiaries Lakeland and Culmarex, respectively. It also holds investments in Belize and Vietnam. The company is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange.
Osterøy is an island municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Nordhordland. The municipality encompasses most of the island of Osterøy. The administrative centre of Osterøy is the village of Lonevåg in the central part of the island, while the settlement with the largest population is the village of Valestrandfossen with 1,219 inhabitants as of 1 January 2016.
The Norwegian University of Science and Technology is a public research university with campuses in the cities of Trondheim, Gjøvik, and Ålesund in Norway, and has become the largest university in Norway, following the university merger in 2016. NTNU has the main national responsibility for education and research in engineering and technology, originated from Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTH). In addition to engineering and natural sciences, the university offers higher education in other academic disciplines ranging from social sciences, the arts, medical and life sciences, teacher education, architecture and fine art. NTNU is well known for its close collaboration with industry, and particularly with its R&D partner SINTEF, which provided it with the biggest industrial link among all the technical universities in the world.
The Norwegian Institute of Technology was a science institute in Trondheim, Norway. It was established in 1910, and existed as an independent technical university for 58 years, after which it was merged into the University of Trondheim as an independent college.
Olav Bruvik was a Norwegian trade unionist and politician for the Labour Party. He was the Norwegian Minister of Social Affairs from 1961 until his death.
Bruvik is a former municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The municipality existed from 1870 until 1964. Upon its dissolution in 1964, the municipality covered 391 square kilometres (151 sq mi) on both sides of the Veafjorden, the innermost part of the Sørfjorden, including the southeastern part of the island of Osterøy. The administrative centre of the municipality was the village of Bruvik where Bruvik Church is located.
Henning Skumsvoll is a Norwegian politician representing the Progress Party. He is currently a representative of Vest-Agder in the Storting, he was first elected in 2005. He was elected vice leader of the Vest Agder Progress Party in February 2004.
Skog was a rock band from Bergen which formed in the early 1990s and folded at the end of the same decade. The group consisted of Anders Waage Nilsen, Øystein Gjærder Bruvik, Eirik Glambek Bøe and Erlend Øye. The latter two later found success as the duo Kings of Convenience. The band released in 1996 the EP Tom Tids Tale, which consisted of four songs, plus a cover song of Joy Division's The Eternal on a compilation. In 2006, Anders Waage Nilsen, Øystein Gjærder Bruvik and Eirik Glambek Bøe got back together to form the band Kommode.
The Siemens Energy Sector, founded on January 1, 2008, is one of the four sectors of Siemens. The company generates and delivers power from numerous sources including the extraction, conversion and transport of oil and natural gas in addition to renewable and alternative energy sources.
Knut Severin Jakobsen Vik was a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party.
Torbjørn Digernes is a Norwegian physicist and Professor of marine systems design.
Bjørn Håvard Wiik was a Norwegian elementary particle physicist, noted for his role on the experiment that produced the first experimental evidence for gluons and for his influential role on later accelerator projects. Wiik was director of DESY, in Hamburg, Germany, from 1993 until his death.
John Nicholas "Nick" Newman is an American naval architect noted for his contributions to marine hydrodynamics. Together with David Evans, he initiated the International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies. He is also known for his contribution in the development of the wave–structure interaction code WAMIT. He is currently emeritus professor of Naval Architecture at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Olav Totland was a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party.
Hårek Elvenes is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party.
James A. Watson is a United States Coast Guard Rear Admiral.
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Bruvik is a village in Osterøy municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located on the southern shore of the island of Osterøy, along the Sørfjorden. It sits about 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) east of the village of Hausvik and about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) across the fjord from the village of Vaksdal.
Bruvik Church is a parish church in Osterøy municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located in the village of Bruvik. The church is part of the Osterøy parish in the Arna og Åsane deanery in the Diocese of Bjørgvin. The white, wooden church was built in 1867 by the architect Frederik Hannibal Stockfleth. The church seats about 350 people.
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