Norwegian biotechnology firm, Hyperthemics, has appointed Erik Paulsen as new chief financial officer (CFO).

Paulsen has a consulting background and comes from the position of partner and CFO in Cardo Partners, where he has been for the past nine years.

Prior to that he worked at strategy and management consultancy Arkwright.

He holds a master's degree in finance and economics from NHH in Bergen.

As a consultant, he has worked with various topics, from operational improvement to strategy and M&A across several industries.