John Inge Øglænd Joins Montagu in Search of Bright MindsJohn Inge Øglænd started in his new position as research manager at Montagu Executive Search March 1. He has over 20 years’ experience within communications, strategies and the development of individuals and teams.
Øglænd has solid experience from The Norwegian Defence, with broad experience within strategic and tactical planning, also in private sector where he has worked as a senior conultant at JKL for the past few years, JKL being one of the leading conultants in the Nordics within strategic communications.
- This is an exciting and challenging opportunity, says Øglænd. – I have been fortunate to work with people and the development of leader groups, both political and within the Defence.
As a senior consultant at JKL, Øglænd has worked with several companies within the oil and gas sector, mainly on executive level. He has experience with both private companies and public companies, and also institutions within the sector. John Inge has worked closely with renewables and has been a Norwegian representative in European forums discussing energy and the power challenges in Europe. He has enjoyed his work but saw new and exciting possibilities when he was introduced to the position of research manager at Montagu Executive Search.
“I am looking forward to get acquainted with new sectors and to be able to work with brilliant people and to help them develop strong leader teams and strong organisations.”
- I am looking forward to get acquainted with new sectors and to be able to work with brilliant people and to help them develop strong leader teams and strong organisations.
He thrives in dynamic and international environments and is motivated by possibilities in his daily work.
- It is always exciting and challenging to start in a new sector, especially when also the competition is proficient and esteemed. I have great faith in our team in the tough competition.
And Øglænd has been under tough conditions before. He has led missions in military areas of conflict like Bosnia and Afghanistan.
- Of course it is also nice for a “Rogalending” to come back home, says Øglænd and laughs, returning home to Stavanger after 20 years based in Oslo.