Lars Wilhelmsen

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Lars Wilhelmsen (born 7 December 1946) is a Norwegian civil servant.

He was born in Bergen as the son of Leif Wilhelmsen, and took the cand.philol. degree[1] at the University of Oslo in 1972.[citation needed] He was hired as deputy under-secretary of State in the Ministry of Local Government and Labour in 1988. In 1994 he became the managing director of the Norwegian State Housing Bank. He was then the director of Aetat from 2001 to 2002, before resigning to return to the ministries.[1] Per Engebretsen was acting director for some months until Inger-Johanne Stokke was hired as the new director.[2][3] Wilhelmsen now works for the permanent under-secretary of State in the Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion.[1] In 2010 he was the acting director of the Directorate of Integration and Diversity.[4]


  1. ^ a b c Henriksen, Petter (ed.). "Lars Wilhelmsen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 7 June 2010. 
  2. ^ "Per Engebretsen fungerer som arbeidsdirektør" (in Norwegian). Norwegian News Agency. 22 May 2002. 
  3. ^ "Stokke ny leder i Aetat" (in Norwegian). Norwegian News Agency. 30 August 2002. 
  4. ^ "Økt mangfold i statlige virksomheter". Utrop (in Norwegian). 10 June 2010. 
Civic offices
Preceded by
Ivar Leveraas
Director of the Norwegian State Housing Bank
Succeeded by
Geir Barvik
Preceded by
Jon Blaalid (acting)
Director of Aetat
Succeeded by
Per Engebretsen (acting)
Preceded by
Osmund Kaldheim
Director of the Directorate of Integration and Diversity
2010 (acting)
Succeeded by
Geir Barvik