About Us

Agilium Worldwide Norway AS is a partner owned Executive Search & Selection company that provides your business with the right skills according to tomorrow's business challenges. We are part of Agilium Worldwide, which is a leading executive search network with 30 member companies and in continuous growth. The versatile backgrounds of the members mean that we offer our clients wide professional competence both locally and globally.

AWN will be the natural partner when companies and organizations are recruiting managers and key people. Through our work we aim to be respected by both clients and candidates. We base our business on a thorough and well worked through recruitment process. In all processes, we work as counselors for both our clients and the current candidates.

Our clients will experience us as follows:

«AWN takes responsibility and carries out the entire recruitment process so that they take some of the load off me as a manager and allow me to focus on the operation of my own business. AWN has the ability to understand both   company and position and communicates this to the candidates in the same way as our employees. The process is regarded as solid and thorough. AWN delivers the right person every time».

Candidates who are part of our recruitment processes will experience us as follows:

"AWN takes me as a candidate seriously, I'm notified of status along the way and I experience the process as neat".



Our values:

  • Honesty
  • Respect
  • Keep what we promise

 Our customer promise:

"We promise you to find the right person for the position - every time! We will always carry out our thorough process as agreed in addition to carry out background checks of the candidates before the final round. And we guarantee this through our WARRANTY "right person in the right place".

Our candidate promise:

"We promise to take you seriously, we will keep you informed about the process, we will give you timely feedback when the process is completed - whether you are qualified or not."


Our advisers

Jon A. Steen

Managing Partner

Jon Steen is a graduate of Business Economics from the Handelsakademiet. He is certified as a recruiter of DnV GL.

Jon has been working within recruitment since 2010 and has specialized in recruitment of senior executives, executives and board members as well as specialists within banking, finance, auditing, accounting, HR and marketing. Jon has previously been CEO in Mirror Accounting, Country Manager in Manpower Business Solution in Norway and has 17 years of service from different management roles in the DNB Group.

John Endsjø

Senior Adviser

John is a graduate Master of Science VVS from NTNU in Trondheim, with an additional degree from Oslo Business School (BI) in economics, marketing and investment analysis, as well as a Master of Management degree in “The Value-Added Board".

Since 1972, John has held various management positions in Norway and abroad.

He has been working exclusively with management recruitment, headhunting and Executive Search since 1992, of which 17 years in an international executive search company. He has extensive knowledge and experience of recruiting top and middle managers to public and private sector, as well as board members. He has recruited councilmen and other county municipalities and municipal senior management positions.

Roger Abrahamsen

Senior Adviser

Roger Abrahamsen is graduated from the University of Oslo within the subjects Occupational and Organizational Psychology.
Abrahamsen has military leadership background and 10 years of management experience from companies such as Hafslund and Nokas Group.
Roger has been working with recruitment of managers, project managers and specialist professionals since 2011.
Subjects are technical sector, construction, HR and administration.

Svein-Thore Gran

Senior Adviser

Svein-Thore Gran holds a degree in business administration from The Norwegian School of Economics
Svein-Thore comes to AWN from the media industry where he has been at the helm of global publications within energy, shipping and seafood. He served five years as the CEO for the Global Division of Oslo based NHST Media Group.
He has been the publisher and editor in chief for DN.no which is the leading online business news provider in Norway.
Svein-Thore is as an experienced chairman and board member of digital pr- and media companies and has a lot of insight in recruiting managers ensuring business development, digitalisation and change management.

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Agilium Worldwide Norway
Nedre Strandgate 3
N-3015 Drammen
Org.nr: 919 755 105


Agilium Worldwide Norway
Postbox 9531 Åskollen
N-3066 Drammen


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