Paul-Christian Rieber

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Paul-Christian Rieber (2009)

Paul-Christian Rieber (born 30 March 1958) is a Norwegian business leader and former president of the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO). He lives in Bergen, Norway.

Paul-Chr. Rieber has since 1990 lead the billion-dollar company GC Rieber, which is a family-owned company with over 100 family members as shareholders. GC Rieber operates, amongst other things, within the fields of shipping, marine oils, salt, skins and property.

Paul-Chr. Rieber has been an elected representative in the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise for many years, most recently as the leader of their Forum for family businesses and active owners, until he was elected as the new president of the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise on 10 June 2008.

On 24 April 2010, Rieber withdrew as president of NHO, following a scandal in which a company where he was chair had evaded paying customs for several hundred million Norwegian krone on fish oil imports from Morocco.[1]

He holds a degree from the Norwegian School of Economics.


  1. ^ Hauge, Mari Torsdotter (24 April 2010). "Rieber trekker seg som NHO-president". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). 

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Business positions
Preceded by
Erling Øverland
President of the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise
Succeeded by
Kristin Skogen Lund