Oslo, Monday, October 5, 2009
Stock Exchange Notification
Lars Bakklund joins Blom as new Chief Financial Officer

Blom has appointed a new Chief Financial Officer, Lars Bakklund. Bakklund holds a M.Sc in Economics and Business from the University of Mannheim, Germany. He has robust financial and managerial experience from international companies within various industries, namely IT, telecom, media and trading. The last ten years he has held positions as Chief Financial Officer or Financial Director. Prior to joining Blom as CFO he held the position as CFO of Ignis ASA.

This is a further step to strengthen the management team in Blom with more resources in order to ensure that Blom fully utilize and capitalize on business opportunities. Blom is confident that this implemented initiative will strengthen and secure Blom's growth opportunities and give increased focus on building long term shareholders value.

For further information please contact: 

Dirk Blaauw, CEO Blom ASA, at tel: +47 22 13 19 20 or email:, or
Lars Bakklund, CFO Blom ASA, at tel: +47 22 13 19 20 or email:

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