News - 19.06.2015

Torkild Solli Haukaas appointed State Secretary

Today, Torkild Solli Haukaas was appointed as State Secretary at the Prime Minister's Office. He is currently a Director at Herkules Capital and has worked at the firm since 2008.

As State Secretary, he will be one of Prime Minister Erna Solberg’s closest political associates, and his main responsibility will be to work on the totality of the Government’s economic policies.

– It was impossible for me to decline when the Prime Minister asked me if I would be part of her political team. It will be a great privilege to assist her and the rest of the Government in their important work, says Haukaas.

Managing Partner at Herkules Capital, Sverre Flåskjer, highlights this appointment as a recognition of the strong competence at the firm.

– We are proud that Torkild been appointed for such an important position and wish him all the best in his new role. Torkild has been a highly valued employee at Herkules for more than seven years, and he will always be welcomed back to the firm, says Flåskjer.

Sverre Flåskjer, Managing Partner at Herkules Capital
Phone: +47 22 04 80 09