Kjell Inge Røkke has acquired Bjørn Rune Gjelsten’s one-third stake in Molde Fotball AS.
– Kjell Inge has for 30 years been a driving force in the development of Molde Fotball AS and Molde FK, and since 2013 Bjørn Rune has been a part owner. Bjørn Rune is now choosing to step down as owner, but we’re sure he remains a strong supporter and shareholder of Molde FK, says Chairman Leif-Arne Langøy at Molde Fotball AS for the club. website.
Røkke buys the shares through the Molde Football Foundation.
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Commitment is more than just football. Even more important is the importance of sport and the stadium of Aker for the inclusion of everyone and belonging to his birth region, says Kjell Inge Røkke and continues:
I would like to thank Björn Ron for his commitment and financial support over many years.
The owner of Aker has contributed financially to Molde FK since 1992. The businessman has also helped with large sums of money in the football field, clubs, teams, associations and voluntary organizations selling season tickets to the Molde stadium grounds.
– We are grateful and happy for everything that Kjell Inge and Bjørn Rune have done and are doing for Molde FK and the region. Bjorn Ron continues to encourage us. General Manager Ole Erik Stavrum at Moulde FK says it is an honor for Mould to continue with the organization and Kjell Inge on the team.
Røkke is the main owner of Aker ASA and has been the driving force at Aker since the 1990s. to me capital The 63-year-old is the eighth richest in Norway with a fortune of 36.6 billion NOK.
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