Bård Skaar Viken is Chief Commercial Officer in Aftenposten and VP Consumer Business in Schibsted News Media. In his position Viken is responsible for all revenue generating activities in Aftenposten, including approx. 350 000 subscriptions. He also oversees a portfolio of magazines, niche services and news products for children. Viken has a functional responsibility for customer experience across Schibsted’s news products (more than 850 000 digital subscribers) in Norway and Sweden.
Viken joined Schibsted in August 2012 and has been in his current role the last year. Prior to his current role Viken was Director Consumer Business for Schibsted’s subscription based newspapers in Norway. He is a board member in the Norwegian Media Businesses’ Association.