Our Management Team
Dan Lund, Managing Director
Dan Lund took over the responsibility as Managing Director in Hansen Protection from June 2023. Dan has been employed in Hansen Protection since August 2019 and has held the position as CFO since September 2020. Prior to Hansen Protection, he worked for IK Investment Partners and Morgan Stanley in London and New York. In IK he had the responsibility for their investment in Hansen Protection. Lund has a bachelor’s in finance from BI Norwegian Business School and a MSc in Finance from Imperial College London.
Terje Gorm Hansen, Head of Integrated Services, Production and Service NCS
After a long period as Managing Director of Hansen Protection AS from 1995 until May 2023, Terje went over in a new role as Head of Integrated Services, Production and Service in Norway. He joined the Helly-Hansen Group in 1980, initially as a sales representative. Hansen has extensive experience within production, sales, customer relations and product management. With continued responsibility for the rental business on the Norwegian continental shelf, Terje continues the development of an important business area for Hansen Protection AS.
Knut Åsle, Business Support
Knut Åsle has been responsible for Business Support in Hansen Protection since February 2018. He joined the Helly Hansen Group's Sports Division in 1991, where he were responsible for development and marketing of the international sailing range; - before becoming a Category Manager for Workwear in 2007. Åsle has held various management positions at Hansen Protection, amongst others as Head of Project, Quality and Product Development; – and as Head of the Personal Protection business area. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the Norwegian Business School (BI) in Oslo, Norway.
Fredrik Joachim Eriksen, Personal Protection
Fredrik Joachim Eriksen has been Head of Personal Protection since January 2019. He joined Hansen Protection in February 2016 and have worked with sales and business development. Prior to Hansen Protection he had various senior sales and management positions in developing international sales and business. Eriksen holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Newcastle Business School, Australia.
Thomas Lund, HR & Quality
Thomas Lund has been Head of HR & Quality since 2014, overseeing Hansen Protection’s certifications and approvals, both at organizational and product levels within aviation, shipping and oil & gas. He joined Hansen Protection in 2011 when he had responsibility for the Marine & Special Products business area. Lund has held various management positions within TV and media and holds a Master of Business Administration from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), Norway.
Arvid Tryfoss, Boat Canopies & Special Products
Arvid Tryfoss has been Head of Marine & Special Products since 2014. He joined the Helly Hansen group in 2007 as Site Manager in Kristiansand. Previously, Tryfoss held various management positions at Christiansand's / Hansa Borg breweries. He has an education in business economics and administration from the University of Agder, Norway.