Stein Erik Hagen is a Norwegian businessman. He is chairman of Orkla. Hagen holds large stakes in the companies Steen & Strøm, Jernia and Komplett.
According to the magazine Kapital, Hagen has NOK 24 billion. It is making him the second richest person in Norway.
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Stein Erik Hagen was born 22 July 1956. He studied Kjøpmannsinsituttet.
Together with his father he founded discount store chain called RIMI in the 1970s. In the 2000s he sold RIMI to Swedish companies ICA and Ahold. Most of the money he invested in the Orkla.
At various times he financially supported different parties (Liberal Party, Christian Democratic Party, Conservative Party and Progress Party).
References[change | change source]
- "Stein Erik Hagen". Forbes. Retrieved 2021-08-20.