About Oyvind Bo

Oyvind joined Ward Howell International as a Partner after having gathered more than 10 years´ experience with top executive search companies covering a wide range of high-tech companies, manufacturing industrials as well as family-run businesses. His career started at BMW AG in Munich and he has worked in Finance, Sales & Marketing and Logistics in different leading European companies. He has gathered professional experience in four different European countries in the EU and the EEA and his operational business experience gives him a strong understanding of the business processes both in stock-listed and family-run SMEs.

In 2008 Oyvind started in the recruitment industry and his impressive recruiting track-record includes the putting up of entire leadership teams as well as identifying over-achieving talent. He is known for his extensive CFO and finance network. Moreover, he has placed management staff in large industrial corporations as well as in banking/financial services and private equity entities. Oyvind completed an MSc in Business Administration and Economics at the Norwegian Business School (NHH).

Oyvind speaks fluent German, English, Swedish, Danish as well as native Norwegian.
He is vice-president of the Austrian-Norwegian Society.


  • General Industry
  • Financial Services
  • Consumer & Retail
  • Technology, IT & Telecommunication


  • Executive Search
  • Board Advisory
  • Inclusion & Diversity
  • Leadership Development
  • Management Assessment
  • Management Consulting
  • Strategy Development
  • Talent Management