Speaker Announced For Our First Spotlight Dinner of 2013

Published by Belinda Roberts MBE on

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We are delighted to be welcoming?Dag Lee, one of our new members as guest speaker at our first Spotlight Dinner of 2013. ?The dinner is being held in Chaophraya, the new Thai fine dining restaurant (formerly Oloroso) in Castle Street.

Originally from Norway, Dag has enjoyed a truly varied and international career which commenced with studying an BA in Business at Heriot Watt University. ?He then went on to study an MBA in Finance from the Leeds School of Business, Univerity of Colorado of Border. ?He commenced his career working in corporate finance California for 7 years before returning to Norway.

Dag recently moved to Edinburgh where he is Executive Chairman of Nile Experience and Service Design. ?Dag has held numerous high-profile executive roles across Europe and North America in healthcare, banking finance and manufacturing. ?He has a deep interest in corporate governance and building dynamic teams within organisations. ?He is a former Director of ACTIC, a leading fitness chain of 140 clubs across six European countries . ?Prior to this, he was CEO of SATS, the largest fitness company in the Nordic area where he orchestrated a private equity buy-out in 2002 which was subsequently exited in 2006. ?His primary responsibilities were strategy, mergers and acquisitions, greenfields and major change projects.

In addition to Dag’s role as Chairman of?Nile HQ?in Edinburgh, he is also a Board member of Colosseum Dental in Norway with whom he worked earlier in his career when he developed Scandinavia’s first vertically integrated dental practice management company. ?He is also on the board of Foss & Co, a commercial real estate brokerage in Norway, Chairman of InTouch Technology in Canada. an Advisor to the private equity firm FSN Capital in Sweden, Advisor to Helene Westbye in Norway, a high end fashion designer as well as being Chairman and CEO of Taipan Invest, also in Norway. ?He is also a member of the Par Equity syndicate where Paul Atkinson, one of the members of the WeDO Executive team is one of the founding partners.

Dag has a wealth of experience to share with us on a truly international level and is an acclaimed speaker, we are very much looking forward to this event.

Members can book tickets by clicking here.