Erlend Kristoffersen

Basefarm announced that Erlend Kristoffersen has been appointed Director of Service Delivery. Kristoffersen joins the management team of Basefarm’s Operations organization.


Oslo, 04 March 2014 – Today, Basefarm announced that Erlend Kristoffersen has been appointed Director of Service Delivery. Kristoffersen joins the management team of Basefarm’s Operations organization. He will be responsible for all service deliveries to customers in Norway, Sweden, and the Netherlands.

Kristoffersen has extensive management experience from Siemens Business Services and Logica, and comes to Basefarm from Steria, where he was Director of Infrastructure Management Operations. In Basefarm, he will lead a total of nine units in three markets; Norway, Sweden, and The Netherlands.

“Kristoffersen has an impressive, highly relevant background and possesses a rare combination of technical and commercial expertise. This means that he has sound business understanding and the ability to find solutions to complex issues. He also has a large network of contacts that will be of benefit to us”, says Bjart Kvarme, vice president of Basefarm.

Kristoffersen’s main responsibility will be to ensure superior quality in all Basefarm customer deliveries. He will also have responsibility for customer satisfaction. His contribution will be important in relation to Basefarm’s ambitious growth targets by contributing to both the top and bottom lines. In addition, Kristoffersen’s international experience will be important as Basefarm ramps up its international deliveries.

“Basefarm is in my opinion the most exciting company in outsourcing today. It is a highly focused company within the area that matters most to me. In addition, I join a well functioning company with highly satisfied customers, and my task will be to build on this as we create additional growth”, says Erlend Kristoffersen, Vice President Service Delivery Basefarm.

Kristoffersen took up his post at Basefarm on March 3, 2014.

About Basefarm

Basefarm is the leading hosting provider for mission-critical business applications. Basefarm provides advanced technology solutions, high-end cloud services, application management and colocation from their six datacenters in Europe to ensure that mission-critical solutions are always available. Basefarm was founded in 2000 and with their 300+ staff they host more than 35,000 services reaching over 40 million end users in 23 countries.

For more information, contact

Bjart Kvarme, COO, Basefarm,
phone: +47 907 40 226, e-mail: bjartk@basefarm.no
Erlend Kristoffersen, VP Service Delivery, Basefarm,
Phone: +47 922 53 280, e-mail: erlend@basefarm.no