Qvigstad appointed deputy at Norway central bank

Jan Qvigstad, the head of monetary policy at the Bank of Norway, will succeed Jarle Bergo as deputy governor.

Qvigstad will also serve as deputy chair on the central bank's governing board.

He has headed the monetary policy department, which is responsible for economics, open market operations, research and statistics, since 1997. Previously, he served as head of economics at the central bank and has also worked as a senior officer at the European Free Trade Agreement and as an assistant dire