February 12, 2020

Norstat hires Sebastian Sorger as Managing Director for Norstat Germany


The European data collection company Norstat has hired Sebastian Sorger as MD for Norstat Germany. Norstat Germany is a fully Norstat AS owned company with the responsibility for clients, consumer panels and business in the German, Austrian and Swiss market.

Sebastian started his career in the executive search industry, first as a researcher in Valuesophic Trust before he went on as a research consultant in Ising International and later became a Manager in Michal Page International. After the executive search industry Sebastian started in the Digital & Technology sector as a District Manager B2B sales for Learnship Networks. From there he went on to SHS Viveon AG as Head of sales. SHS Viveon is listed at the Munich stock exchange and ranks among the leading providers of customer management solutions in Europe. His final assignment before joining Norstat was as CEO in LoadFox, a joint corporate startup between Volkswagen and Boston Consulting Group. 

Commenting on the hiring of Mr. Sorger, Erling J. B. Eriksen, COO in Norstat, says: “We have spent a lot of time searching for the right candidate for the position as Managing Director in Norstat Germany and now the process is finally concluded. It is a great pleasure to have Mr Sorger onboard! He has impressed me, and everyone else he has been in contact with – showing a wide skill set, an enormous energy level and a true dedication to lead the company. He is also a very friendly guy that I am confident will take excellent care of our teams in Hamburg and Munich, our clients throughout Germany and abroad and the company as such. I look forward to start the cooperation when Mr Sorger officially starts 1st of March.”

Sebastian Sorger comments, “I am thrilled to join to Norstat as Managing Director for Norstat Germany. Having enjoyed the recruitment process and learned a lot about Norstat and the data collection industry the role presents a great opportunity to combine my previous experience in business development and management.  The timing of my appointment is also excellent with the recent acquisition by our new owners Triton and the big ambitions that come with it. I truly look forward to getting to know the team, to learn more about the industry and bring the company forward. Obviously I`m also very enthusiastic about meeting our clients and make sure that Norstat Germany continues to be the first choice for everyone that needs high quality data.”

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