The oldest management consulting company in Norway

Our history


The Norwegian Industrial Association’s Rationalisation Office (IRAS) is founded.  The company’s objective is “to act as consultant for industrial and other enterprises” and “to make reports about organisational issues”.


Hartmark is founded under the name of “Skare & Stangeland”. Fees: senior consultant NOK 12, junior consultant NOK 6.


Hartmark & Co is founded with five partners. Purchases IRAS and is marketed as Hartmark-IRAS. Recruitment established as separate business area.


By far the largest Norwegian company in this line of business. Heavily involved in extensive restructuring in traditional industrial areas such as Kongsberg and Mo i Rana.


Management Consulting Company of the Year. The main criterion for the award was that the company had a perspective that demonstrated its awareness of the social responsibility of business and industry.


New company structure. Hartmark AS is founded with two subsidiaries: Hartmark Consulting and Hartmark Executive Search.


The Varde Group and Hartmark Consulting merge. Hartmark Executive Search AS is included as one of several subsidiaries in a new group structure.


Hartmark Executive Search AS expands and opens a branch in Tønsberg to serve the market in Vestfold, Buskerud and Telemark.