NACC member and former president of the NACC Upper Midwest Chapter, and Sons of Norway CEO Eivind Heiberg has been named the new Honorary Consul General for the state of Minnesota.
The appointment was revealed shortly after 3pm today (Monday) by His Excellency Ambassador Kåre R. Aas as part of a visit to the Sons of Norway Headquarters in Minneapolis, MN. “CEO Eivind Heiberg is extremely well qualified to take up the position as Consul General and continuing the excellent work conducted by Consul General Gary Gandrud. The Consulate General in Minneapolis is a key mission for Norway in the Mid-West and it is therefore very important to have the best qualified person to represent Norway,” said Ambassador Aas. “Heiberg has all the qualifications required to further strengthen the bilateral relations between Norway and the Mid-West. I look forward working with and supporting Heiberg in his endeavors.” Read the full story at Sons of Norway’s website.