Bjarne Orten

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Bjarne Orten (22 December 1919 - 14 January 2011[1] ) is a Norwegian civil servant.

A jurist by education, he worked as an attorney before entering a career in the Norwegian State Housing Bank. This career spanned thirty-nine years, including the period 1972 to 1987 when he was CEO.[2]

He was also deputy chairman as well as member of the board of the Norges Juristforbund, and president of the Norwegian Gymnastics Association. He was also active in Lions Club.[2]


  1. ^ "Gravferdsetaten i Oslo kommune". Retrieved 14 August 2013.
  2. ^ a b Norwegian News Agency (3 December 2004). "85 år 22. desember: Tidligere administrerende direktør Bjarte Orten". Aftenposten.
Preceded by
CEO of the Norwegian State Housing Bank
Succeeded by
Ivar Leveraas